The General Chamber of Auditors (in Dutch: Algemene Rekenkamer) is an independent organ that audits the spending of the national government on its efficiency and legitimacy. Dutch ( is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people 22 million of which are from the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname The most general definition of an audit is an evaluation of a person organization system process project or product The Chamber is appointed by cabinet on advise of the Tweede Kamer. The cabinet of the Netherlands is the main executive body of the Dutch government. The Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal ( literally "Second Chamber of the States-General" short Tweede Kamer, is the Dutch Lower house. The General Chamber is a High Council of State.