The Auditor General’s 2017/2018 Annual Report (Section 3.2.100) informed that the Auditor General was unable to verify the existence of forty-three (43) items of computer equipment costing $7,799,754 because the Ministry of Health’s Fixed Asset Inventory was incomplete.
Additionally, the responsible officer was unaware of the acquisition of the assets and consequently, was not able to identify their location.
Permanent Secretary (current): Dunstan Bryan
Permanent Secretary (at breach):
Breach Category: Resource Management
Breach Type: Unrecorded Assets
Year Reported: 2018
Last Assessed: November 5, 2020
The Ministry was advised to strengthen the controls over the management of fixed assets in order to safeguard these resources.
On January 23, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Wellness submitted their Fixed Assets Schedule. JAMP’s findings will be shared with the Auditor General’s Department.
No Calls To Action are currently associated with this breach.