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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Paragraphs 5 to 14 – Temporary exercise of the functions of Auditor General by another person

91.Paragraphs 5 and 6 set out the circumstances for designation of a person to temporarily exercise the functions of the AGW in place of the AGW. Any temporary designation is to be made by the WAO, with the agreement of the Assembly. A temporary designation cannot exceed 6 months but may be extended once (with the agreement of the Assembly) for a further 6 months.

92.Any temporary designation must be of a person employed by the WAO, who would continue to be employed by the WAO on the same terms (paragraphs 9 and 10). Additional terms, including remuneration, may be agreed by the WAO and the Assembly but those remuneration terms must not include an additional salary or pension.

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