Ontario Regional Office
Regulatory Law Section
March 2010

APPENDIX B – METHODOLOGY

The criteria for the audit were based on the TBS guidance on auditing management frameworks provided in the “Core Management Controls: A Guide for Internal Auditors”.

Information for this audit was obtained through the following methods:

  • a review of relevant documentation concerning the operations of the RLS;
  • interviews with:
    • management, lawyers, and staff in the RLS;
    • ORO human resources, finance, and administration management and staff;
    • the heads of the legal services units in Human Resources Skills Development Canada, Health Canada, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency;
    • the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister, and the Director, Program Support & Business Strategies in the Business and Regulatory Law Portfolio;
    • the Director General, Law Practice Management Directorate.
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