Innovations in Public Expenditure Management

Country Cases from the Commonwealth

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A key feature of a professional and credible public service is transparent and accountable financial management. In a rapidly changing and often challenging public sector environment, public servants are seeking new and creative approaches to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of their work.

This collection of case studies, broadly drawn from Commonwealth developed and developing countries, examines innovations in public financial management and provides practical information on best practices and recommendations for new initiatives. It will be valuable for public sector leaders and policy-makers as they work to improve their public financial management systems.



Establishment of Uganda's Parliamentary Budget Office and the Parliamentary Budget Committee

Uganda’s parliamentary budget office (PBO) was established by an act of parliament on 27 February 2001. It came into effect on 1 July 2001, when the president assented to the bill. The objective of the act was to ‘Provide for and Regulate the Budgetary Processes for Systemic and Efficient Budgetary Process and other Matters Connected therewith.’


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