|Publisher||Kenya National Audit Office|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Category||Report Budget & Fiscal Plans|
|Description||SPECIAL AUDIT REPORT ON THE OPERATIONS OF KITUI COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND THE DEFUNCT LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR THE PERIOD 1 JANUARY 2013 TO 30 JUNE 2013
The Office of the Auditor-General has the mandate to audit and report on the accounts of the National and County Governments under Article 229 of the Constitution and Public Audit Act, 2003. Further, the County Government Act, 2012 Section 134(1) repealed the Local Government Act, Cap 265, effectively dissolving all the 175 Local Authorities and creating 47 County Governments.
According to Transition to Devolved Government Act, 2012, after the general election on 4 March 2013, the functions, assets, liabilities and staff of the former Local Authorities were to be taken over by the County Government. The former Local Authorities under Kitui County include; Kitui Municipal Council, County Council of Kitui, County Council of Mwingi and Town Council of Mwingi.