Commitment Controls

Author/Editor:

Pokar D Khemani ; Dimitar Radev

Publication Date:

October 6, 2009

Electronic Access:

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Disclaimer: This Technical Guidance Note should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Note are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its Executive Board, or IMF management.

Summary:

This technical note elaborates the objectives of commitment controls. The focus on commitment controls is justified on the grounds of their important role in developing an overall expenditure control framework, as well as controlling the accumulation of payment arrears. The note describes the preconditions for successful implementation of commitment controls. It elaborates the main institutional forms and operational arrangements of commitment controls. Implications for the IMF’s operational work and technical assistance are also discussed.

Series:

Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2009/04

English

Publication Date:

October 6, 2009

ISBN/ISSN:

9781462392919/2075-8669

Stock No:

TNMEA2009004

Price:

$10.00 (Academic Rate:$10.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

13

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