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Whenever a requisition for disbursement of funds from the City Treasury shall be presented to the Auditing Department, the Department may require evidence that the amount stated in the requisition is justly due, and for that purpose may summon to appear before it any officer of the City or any officer or employee of any department, board or commission of the City or of any other governmental agency receiving appropriations from the City or any other person and examine him upon oath or affirmation relative to such requisition.
Sources: Act of June 25, 1919, P.L. 581, Article XII, Section 3(g).
Purposes: The Department is empowered to investigate the propriety of any requisition so that it may be able to perform its auditing functions.