Evaluation of the performance of government regulatory authorities in Tanzania

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University of Dar es Salaam
The government of Tanzania between financial year 2001 and 2003 established Government Regulatory Authorities to promote and enforce compliance by Regulated service Providers. The problem, which leads to this study, is importance of evaluating the performance indicators Regulatory Authorities that have been in existence for the past three years ended June 30, 2007 to establish their sustainability The research was conducted through the structured questionnaires, the researcher obtained secondary data (the documentary audited financial statements and statistical report) from Government Regulatory Authorities that have been in the operations for the past three years. The results show that Regulatory Authorities had adequate financial resources to live up within their own means and were financially healthier during the studied period hence they were unlikely to face financial distress. The study gives an insight for future policy making to the Government. 'Be going concern of all Regulatory Authorities was positive and all three Government Regulatory Authorities under the study pass Altman's Z-Score test. The study recommend to the stakeholders to review conflicting legislations, retain the current sources of revenue and revise downwards the rates charged to service providers and consumers.
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Finance, Accounting, Government business enterprises, Management
Ulaya, S.M M (2007) Evaluation of the performance of government regulatory authorities in Tanzania.Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam.