Independent Committee for the Review of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada : On October 30, 1973, the Auditor General of Canada announced the appointment of J.R.M. Wilson, Marcel Bélanger and Lorne Campbell as members of the Independent Review Committee for the Office of the Auditor General of Canada.
The mandate of the Committee was to investigate and report on the Office of the Auditor General's responsibilities in comparison to what was done in other countries. To examine the scope of audits based on the requirements of the Financial Administration Act and other relevant legislation. The Committee is to establish links between the role of the Office of the Auditor General and the Public Accounts Committee, the Finance Department, the Treasury Board, the Public Service Commission, the audit organizaions in each department, the departments and Crown corporations audited by the Office of the Auditor General, and professional and public audit agencies. The Committee is also mandated to examine the content, method of preparation, details and method of presentation of Auditor General reports.