Position of the President
The Austrian Court of Audit (ACA) is headed by the President, who is appointed by the National Council on the proposal of the National Council's Main Committee for a twelve-year period; re-election is not permitted. In the case of incapacity, the President is represented by the highest-ranking official of the ACA. In his/her responsibilities, the President ranks equal to the members of the federal government.
The President of the ACA has the right to take part in debates on ACA reports, the federal financial statements and on pertinent sections of the Federal Finance Bill in plenary sessions of the National Council and in the committees and subcommittees responsible, and to take the floor.
Since 1st July 2016 Dr. Margit Kraker has been at the head of the Austrian Court of Audit.