The Office of the Integrity Commissioner reviews expenses for certain board members and senior officers in 21 Ontario agencies under the Public Sector Expenses Review Act, 2009.
Each agency has two expenses officers, who are responsible for submitting the required expense claims to the Integrity Commissioner. These are reviewed to determine if they meet the provincial government's standards.
The Commissioner can contact an agency’s expenses officer for further information about a claim. If all or part of a claim is not allowed, the Commissioner can require that the funds be reimbursed, and the expenses officer will be expected to report back to confirm that this was done.
Each year the Commissioner submits an annual report to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. The Commissioner also has the discretion to make a public report regarding any matter related to the functions under the Act.
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