History of the Supreme Audit Office

From the very beginning, the history of the Supreme Audit Office has been interwoven with the complex and changing history of Poland. So the history of the NIK is a fascinating story of the Polish people’s efforts to create a modern and well-managed state. It shows that the status and position of the NIK have always reflected the extent of the country’s democratisation and sovereignty. At present, it has become the norm for a country to have an independent, competent and apolitical audit institution which in a diligent and professional manner guards the spending of public money.

Please take a look at the history of the institution that has been for years taking care of public funds in Poland.


Tradition of state auditing

The tradition of state auditing in Poland goes back to the 16th century.

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Date of creation:
26 January 2010 10:57
Date of publication:
26 January 2010 10:57
Published by:
Andrzej Gaładyk
Date of last change:
23 October 2020 13:15
Last modified by:
Andrzej Gaładyk

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