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AG's office questioned over failure to remit revenue to Treasury

The AG's office has been questioned over whereabouts of revenue worth Sh152.4 million

The office of the Attorney-General and Department of Justice has been questioned over failure to remit revenue to the Treasury as required by law.

Auditor-General Edward Ouko says the AG’s office has not been remitting revenue, amounting to Sh152.4 million,collected on its behalf at the Huduma Centre, e-Citizen platform and Safaricom in the year to June 2016.

“The office of the Attorney-General and the Department of Justice has not been remitting revenue as analysed below,” Mr Ouko said.

He said the Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) has been collecting revenue on behalf of the companies registry for name search and reservation, registration of business names, registration of companies and registration of welfare societies through a contract signed between the PCK and the Attorney General and the Department of Justice.

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Mr. Ouko stated that Sh204,882,390 was collected by the PCK during the year to June 30, 2016.

“Out of this amount, only Sh66,199,200 had been remitted leaving a balance of Sh138,683,190 contrary to the provisions of the contract agreement,” Mr Ouko noted in his latest audit of the books of accounts dated May 23, 2017,

He said the validity of the transactions could not be ascertained. On the e-Citizen, Mr Ouko said Sh11,040,750 in respect of name search and reservation, registration of companies and business names had been collected by June 30, 2016, but there was no evidence it had been remitted to the Treasury as required.

Safaricom, which collects revenue in respect of name search on behalf of the AG’s office, had collected Sh1,538,316 but had not been remitted by end of June 2016.

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