Consent of Independent Auditors
The Board of Directors
GE Life and Annuity Assurance Company
GE Life & Annuity Separate Account 4:
We consent to the use of our reports included herein and to the reference to our
firm under the heading "Experts" in the Statement of Additional Information.
Our report on the consolidated financial statements of GE Life and Annuity
Assurance Company and subsidiary dated February 6, 2004 refers to a change in
accounting for goodwill and other intangible assets in 2002 and derivative
instruments and hedging activities in 2001.
/s/ KPMG LLP
April 22, 2004