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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

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PART 7PROCEDURAL RULES

General

27The WAO must make rules for the purpose of regulating the WAO’s procedure.

Quorum for WAO meetings

28(1)The rules must provide for a quorum for any meetings of the WAO (including meetings of committees or sub-committees set up under paragraph 29).

(2)The rules may provide that different quorums may apply in different circumstances (for example, in relation to particular meetings or for particular purposes).

(3)The rules must provide that in all circumstances a quorum cannot be met unless a majority of the members present are non-executive members.

Committees

29(1)The rules may include—

(a)provision for the setting up of committees of the WAO and for those committees to set up sub-committees, and

(b)provision regulating the procedures of those committees and sub-committees.

(2)An employee of the WAO who is not an employee member may be a member of a committee or sub-committee.

(3)A person who is neither a member of the WAO nor an employee of the WAO may be a member of a committee or sub-committee, provided that no functions of the WAO are delegated to the committee or sub-committee (see paragraph 32).

Ballots

30The rules must include provision about the conduct of ballots for the purpose of appointing employee members (see paragraph 16).

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