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Key performance measures in respect of regularity audit for 2021-22 are:

Targets
Number of Director of Audit's Reports submitted to the Legislative Council 1
Time required to certify the statements of accounts of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region after the end of each financial year 7 months
Indicators
Number of accounts certified 86
Number of man-hours spent 113,997
Provision for regularity audit as % of total government spending 0.010%

Key performance measures in respect of value for money audit for 2021-22 are:

Targets
Number of Director of Audit's Reports submitted to the Legislative Council 2
Number of value for money audit reports issued to audited bodies 17*
Indicators
Number of man-hours spent 163,204
Provision for value for money audit as % of total government spending 0.017%

*Due to internal re-deployment of resources across programme areas to meet the additional workload (arising in 2020-21 and 2021-22) for certifying the first accounts of Anti-epidemic Fund and the impact of the outbreak of COVID-19, it is estimated that the number of value for money audit reports to be issued in 2020-21 and 2021-22 will be reduced by one from 18 to 17.