Disbursing officer

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an officer in any department of the public service who is charged with the duty of paying out public money.

See also: Disburse

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'The audit team recommended to management to require the disbursing officer to liquidate immediately her cash advances by submitting her liquidation reports to the accounting division as soon as its purpose has been served.
As indicated in the COA report, PCG's general ledger showed that cash advances granted to 21 special disbursing officers (SDOs) totaled to P689,640,806 as of December 31, 2014, with total liquidations of P633,612,786.
The DoD has statutory authority to create Departmental Accountable Officials which encompass various functions that provide "information, data or services that are directly relied upon by the certifying official in the certification of vouchers for payment." (18) These officials then possess joint and several liability with any certifying or disbursing officer who relies on the improper information.
The nurses' demands include: an increase in allowances following the 4-tier model handing over drawing and disbursing officer powers to principal
While the process is ongoing, NDH said a special disbursing officer was assigned to purchase drugs not available in their pharmacy.
"I was originally assigned as the base supply officer and disbursing officer. I attended the commanding officer's department head meetings as a Lieutenant junior grade along with the academic director, the public works officer, and the chaplain.
In a suspension order issued on June 29, OTC chairman Emmanuel Virtucio, executive director Eugene Pabualan and finance and administrative division chief and special disbursing officer Wilfredo Clave Jr.
She further requested the Comelec to permit the designation of authorized disbursing officer who will be allowed to draw cash advance for medical expenses of teachers who will serve in the electoral boards.
Asif Rashid, Additional District and Session Judge, Swabi has been authorized to look after the administrative work, urgent Judicial (Civil and Criminal ) matters and to act as drawing and Disbursing Officer pertaining to the vacant Court of District and Session Judge, Swabi, till further orders, says an order issued hereby the Peshawar High Court, Peshawar.
The Account was being operated by Drawing and Disbursing Officer Maintenance Division.
In that case, a DOD disbursing officer had attempted to deposit funds by mail, but the deposit was never located.