Definition: Administrative controls
Refer to non-financial procedures and records of ministries which ensure compliance with rules governing activities such as:
. the appointment, promotion and disciplining of personnel;
. public procurement;
. equal opportunities for minority groups;
. the handling of correspondence;
. travel and entertainment, etc.
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), "Effects of European Union Accession, Part 1: Budgeting and Financial Control", OECD SIGMA Paper No. 19, Paris, March 1998