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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

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Audit etc of the WAO

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34(1)It is for the National Assembly to appoint a person as auditor of the WAO’s accounts, and to determine that person’s terms of appointment.

(2)The WAO may recommend a person for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1).

(3)A person is eligible for appointment only if the person is a qualified auditor as defined in section 19.

(4)If a person appointed as the auditor ceases to be a qualified auditor, the person ceases to be the auditor.

(5)The person appointed as auditor must have regard to the standards and principles that an expert professional provider of accounting or auditing services would be expected to follow.

(6)The WAO must pay the auditor such remuneration as may be provided for by or under the terms of the auditor’s appointment.

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