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SCHEDULE 4E+WMinor and consequential amendments

Government of Wales Act 1998E+W

5The Government of Wales Act 1998 is amended as follows.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 4 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1) (with art. 4(2))

6(1)Section 145C is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2), omit “or on his behalf”.

(3)In subsection (3) (studies relating to registered social landlords), for “make good to the Auditor General for Wales the full costs incurred by him in undertaking the programme” substitute “ pay to the Wales Audit Office a sum in respect of the costs incurred (which may not exceed the full cost incurred in undertaking the programme), in accordance with a scheme for charging fees prepared under section 24 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 ”.

(4)After subsection (9), insert—

(10)In this section, a reference to a person acting on behalf of the Auditor General for Wales is a reference to a person acting on the Auditor's behalf by virtue of a delegation made under section 18 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013..

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 4 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1) (with art. 4(2))

7(1)Section 145D (advice and assistance for registered social landlords) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2), for “the Auditor General for Wales thinks fit” substitute “ the Wales Audit Office thinks fit, but any terms as to payment may only be made in accordance with a scheme for charging fees prepared under section 24 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 ”.

(3)After subsection (2), insert—

(2A)Any sums charged in relation to advice or assistance provided under this section may not exceed the full cost of providing that advice or assistance..

(4)In subsection (3), for “paragraph 21 of Schedule 8 to the Government of Wales Act 2006 (arrangements between Auditor General for Wales and certain bodies)” substitute “ section 19 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 (arrangements for the provision of services between the Wales Audit Office and certain bodies) ”.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 4 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1) (with art. 4(2))

8In subsection (2) of section 146 (transfer of functions of Comptroller and Auditor General), in paragraph (b), after “the Auditor General for Wales,” insert “ the Wales Audit Office, ”.

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 4 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1) (with art. 4(2))