Efforts to Prevent, Identify, and Recover Improper and Erroneous Payments
by Selected Department of Justice Components

Audit Report 07-17
January 2007
Office of the Inspector General

Statement on Compliance with Laws and Regulations

As required by Government Auditing Standards, we reviewed records and other documents pertaining to improper payments to obtain reasonable assurance about each component’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations, which, if not complied with, could have a material effect on DOJ compliance with those laws and regulations. Compliance with laws and regulations applicable to improper payments is the responsibility of each component’s management. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence about compliance with laws and regulations. At the time of our audit, the pertinent legislation and the applicable regulations were:

Except for the issues discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of this report, nothing came to our attention that caused us to believe that the components in our audit were not in compliance with the laws and regulations listed above and on the previous page.

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