Audit of the Legislative Services Branch (Drafting and Advisory Services & Legislative Revision Services)
October 03, 2012

Statement of Conformance and Assurance

We have completed the internal audit of the Legislative Services Branch at the Department of Justice. The overall objective of this audit was to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the management framework to govern the activities of the Drafting and Advisory Services (DAS) and the Legislative Revision Services (LRS) groups in the Legislative Services Branch (LSB).

This audit conforms to the Internal Auditing Standards for the Government of Canada, as supported by the results of the quality assurance and improvement program.

In our professional judgment, sufficient and appropriate audit procedures have been conducted and evidence gathered to support the accuracy of the conclusion provided and contained in this report.

The conclusion is based on a comparison of the conditions, as they existed at the time of the audit (September 2011 – February 2012), against pre-established audit criteria that were derived from the TBS Management Accountability Framework as well as TBS audit guides.

Original signed by
Cheryl Driscoll CIA, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, CFE
Chief Audit Executive


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