The legal framework for the National Audit Chamber is provided by:
The Finance and Accounts Procedures Ordinance 1995
The Southern Sudan Interim Constitution 2005
The Public Financial Management and Accountability Bill (?) 2010
The Southern Sudan Audit Chamber Act 2011
The South Sudan Transitional Constitution 2011.
The Audit Chamber was established according to the Interim Constitution of Southern Sudan Section 195.
The Audit Chamber Provisional Order was signed into law by the President on 17th January 2011. It was enacted by parliament and disseminated to various government institutions and other interested parties.