PPS Audit and Risk Committee Terms of Reference


The Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) has been established by the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland in his role as the Accounting Officer for the Public Prosecution Service.

The ARC is appointed to support the Director in his responsibility for issues of risk, control and governance and associated assurance, and reports to him through the Management Board.

The ARC operates through a process of constructive challenge and acts in an advisory capacity with no executive powers. These terms of reference set out the role and authority delegated to the committee.