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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Section 21 – Provision of resources for Auditor General’s functions

37.Section 21 requires the WAO, as the budget-holder, to provide resources to the AGW as required by the AGW so he or she can carry out his or her functions. The resources are, in particular, -

  • staff to assist the AGW;

  • services from any person (for example, external audit or other audit services principally under section 19);

  • holding property, documents or other information; and

  • keeping records relating to the functions of the AGW.

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