A – General Provisions

This section sets out general provisions, which apply in principle to all types of spending at different stages of the expenditure life-cycle. A-01 includes a map or overview of the entire Public Spending Code, and is a useful starting point for public service users wishing to know what elements of the Code apply to their work. A-02 describes two specific roles, the Sponsoring Agency and the Sanctioning Authority which have distinct reposibilities under the Public Spending Code. Document A-04 outlines a new Quality Assurance Process which is to replace the existing Spot-Check requirement.

A.00 – Introduction

A01 – Public Spending Code Layout & Project or Programme Life Cycle 

A02 – Clarify your Role

A03 – General Conditions of Sanction

A04 – Quality Assurance – Compliance with the Public Spending Code