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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Details:

Title

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Other title

Annual report 2016-17

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Date

2017

Notes

Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Volume

2016/2017

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1835-2332

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304926

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/361114

Page content

Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services 81 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Legal Services The department utilises legal services from the Solicitor for the Northern Territory (a statutory body managed by the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice). Services provided include legal advice, preparing legal documentation and managing the outsourcing of legal services. Information Act requests The Information Act allows for access to government and personal information. In 2016-17, the department received 124 Freedom of Information (FOI) applications on behalf of other agencies. Eight FOI requests were received in relation to information held by DCIS for personnel or government information. Of these requests, none resulted in a complaint or required mediation. Ombudsman enquiries The Ombudsman made no approaches to the department in 2016-17 relating to complaints. Future Priorities Review the departments Risk Management Framework to ensure the framework remains contemporary and aligned to the departments operations. Enhance fraud control actions, including preparing and delivering fraud awareness sessions to staff and fraud risk assessments. Conduct annual internal audit of compliance with all-of-government Travel Policy Framework and relevant legislation. Establish regular independent audit of agency procurement processes.


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