Actual expenditure in 2012 should be carefully scrutinized for any unauthorized spending by gov’t

Dear Editor, In rejecting the ex parte application from AG, Mr. Anil Nandlall to put aside the decision of the National Assembly in support of a smaller quantum for the 2012 Budget, the Chief Justice made it clear that in accordance with Section 222 of the Constitution, only those entities cited in the Third Schedule (the Ethnic Relations Commission is one such entity), can be financed as a direct charge on the Consolidated Fund. 0