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2007-08
Departmental Performance Report



RCMP External Review Committee






Supplementary Information (Tables)






Table of Contents




Table - User Fees Act

Table - User Fees Act

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Table - Policy on Service Standards for External Fees


A. External Fee  Service Standard1 Performance Result2  Stakeholder Consultation
Fees charged for the processing of access requests filed under the Access to Information Act Framework under development by TBS

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Statutory deadlines met 100% of the time The service standard is established by the Access to Information Act and the Access to Information Regulations. Consultations with stakeholders were undertaken for amendments done in 1986 and 1992.
       
B. Other Information:  n/a

1. As established pursuant to the Policy on Service Standards for External Fees:

  • service standards may not have received parliamentary review; and
  • service standards may not respect all performance standard establishment requirements under the UFA (e.g. international comparison; independent complaint address).

2. Performance results are not legally subject to section 5.1 of the User Fees Act regarding fee reductions for unachieved performance.



Table - Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits

Response to Parliamentary Committees
House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Report #2 Chapter 9

Restoring the Honor of the RCMP: Addressing Problems in the Administration of the RCMPíS Pension and Insurance Plans ‑ tabled December 10, 2007

Committee members heard testimony on the issue problems in the administration of the RCMPís pension and insurance plans. Witnesses included those involved in the administration of the plans, current and former government Ministers, senior RCMP management, audit and police investigators, and representatives of the RCMPíS civilian oversight bodies.

The Committee made 31 recommendations to counter the contracting and accounting irregularities, improve the administration of the plans, improve whistle‑blower protections and enhance oversight, including that the Government of Canada amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act to provide the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee with adjudication powers whose decisions are binding and final (recommendation 9).

The Government's response was supportive of a number of the recommendations and indicated that other recommendations, including recommendation 9, would be further reviewed.
Response to the Auditor General (including to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development)
No recommendations were received.
External Audits (Note: These refer to other external audits conducted by the Public Service Commission of Canada or the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
Nil


Table - Internal Audits


Name of Internal Audit Audit Type Status Expected Completion Date Electronic Link to Report
1. Participating in a One Pass Planning exercise with the Office of the Auditor General pertaining to an overall One Pass Planning for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

audit

Start date: January 2006

2006

n/a

2. The Committee is in the process of an audit by the Office of the Auditor General as part of the ongoing Small Agencies audit

audit

Start date: January 2006

June 7, 2007

n/a

3. The Office of the Comptroller General conducted a horizontal audit of a number of small agencies including the RCMP External Review Committee

audit

Start date:
October 2006

unknown

n/a




Table - Travel Policies

Comparison to the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Special Travel Authorities

Travel Policy of the RCMP External Review Committee:

The RCMP External Review Committee follows the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Special Travel Authorities.

Comparison to the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Travel Directive, Rates and Allowances

Travel Policy of the RCMP External Review Committee:

The RCMP External Review Committee follows the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Travel Directive, Rates and Allowances.