Office of the Auditor General of Norway

Performance Audit of the Management of ICT in the Criminal Justice Sector Read full text in English

2012 report 3:12 (2011–2012)

The Norwegian OAG has assesed how the Ministry of Justice and Public Security has discharged its responsibility for effiecient case processing through developing and applying Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the criminal justice sector

In the report page 6

- unclear management signals from the Ministry given to the subordinate sectors

- few concrete steps taken to achieve the objective of electronic coordination

- no overall plan for developement and operation of ICT management

- badly-designed system

In the report page 8

- Time spent on recording reports and decisions without further prosecution process shows potential gain of 13-16 Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) for those actions

- Saving 3-5 minutes in 50 work processes in 150 000 cases could equal 280-460 FTEs

The risk cases visible on this page are collected and described by the e-Government Subgroup of the EUROSAI IT Working Group in contact with author Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI). In the same way, analytical assumptions and headings are chosen by the Subgroup. We encourage you to read the original texts by SAIs - to be found in the linked files.