Dominican Republic

Social Audit Committees / Follow-up Committees

The Social Audit Committees, created by Decree No. 39-03 and then incorporated by Law 176-07, which termed them Municipal Monitoring Committees, are specific audit and control bodies for the execution of public works at the local level. Its members are elected by an assembly and report to the Department of Corruption Prevention. According to the regulations, with each new work execution, a new committee should be formed. As of May 2016, no uses or implementations had been registered.

Institutional design

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Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?

Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?

Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?

Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?

Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?

Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?

Formalization
embedded in the constitution/legislation 
Frequency
sporadic
Mode of selection of participants
restricted 
Type of participants
citizens  
Decisiveness
democratic innovation yields no decision  
Co-Governance
no 

Means


  • Deliberation
  • Direct Voting
  • E-Participation
  • Citizen Representation

Ends


  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Rule of Law
  • Political Inclusion
  • Social Equality

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Implementation
Policy Evaluation

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