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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

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Government of Wales Act 2006E+W

70The Government of Wales Act 2006 is amended as follows.

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I1Sch. 4 para. 70 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

71In section 37 (power to call), in subsection (1), after “functions” insert “, relevant to the exercise of any of the Auditor General for Wales' functions, or relevant to the oversight and supervision of the Auditor General for Wales, or to the oversight and supervision of the exercise of any of his or her functions”.

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I2Sch. 4 para. 71 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

72In subsection (1)(c) of section 120 (destination of receipts), for “the Auditor General” substitute “ the Wales Audit Office ”.

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I3Sch. 4 para. 72 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

73In subsection (3)(c) of section 124 (payments out of Welsh Consolidated Fund), for “the Auditor General” substitute “ the Wales Audit Office ”.

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I4Sch. 4 para. 73 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

74In subsection (4) of section 129 (approvals to draw), for “the Auditor General” substitute “ the Wales Audit Office ”.

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I5Sch. 4 para. 74 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

75In subsection (1) of section 143 (Audit Committee reports), omit paragraph (b).

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I6Sch. 4 para. 75 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

76(1)Subsection (2) of section 144 (publication of accounts and audit reports etc) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph (b) for “paragraph 14 of Schedule 8” substitute “ paragraph 34 of Schedule 1 to the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 ”.

(3)In paragraph (c) omit “or estimate” and “or paragraph 12(3) of Schedule 8”.

(4)After paragraph (c) insert—

(d)any estimate of income and expenses of the Wales Audit Office laid before the Assembly under section 20(1) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 (including any modifications made to that estimate under section 20(4) of that Act),

(e)any scheme for charging fees laid before the Assembly by the Wales Audit Office under section 24(4)(c) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013,

(f)any annual plan laid before the Assembly by the Auditor General and the chair of the Wales Audit Office under section 26 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013,

(g)any report laid before the Assembly under paragraph 3(6) of Schedule 2 to the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 (reports on the exercise of the functions of the Auditor General and the Wales Audit Office)..

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I7Sch. 4 para. 76 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

77(1)Section 145 (Auditor General) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (1).

(3)In subsection (2) for “the Auditor General see Schedule 8” insert “ the Auditor General for Wales or Archwilydd Cyffredinol Cymru (referred to in this Act as “the Auditor General”) see Schedule 8 and the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 ”.

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I8Sch. 4 para. 77 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

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79(1)Schedule 8 (Auditor General for Wales) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit paragraphs 1 to 16.

(3)In sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 17 (access to documents), in paragraph (c), for “Act” substitute “ enactment ”.

(4)In sub-paragraph (7) of paragraph 17—

(a)for “Act” substitute “ enactment ”, and

(b)at the end of the sub-paragraph, before the full stop, insert “ , apart from accounts that fall to be examined under Part 2 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004 ”.

(5)In paragraph 18 (other powers)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1), after “the Welsh Ministers may”, insert “ , having first consulted the Wales Audit Office, ”, and

(b)after sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(3A)But before entering into an agreement under sub-paragraph (3), the Welsh Ministers or a Minister of the Crown (as the case may be) must consult the Wales Audit Office..

(6)Omit paragraph 21.

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I9Sch. 4 para. 79(1)(3)-(6) in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

I10Sch. 4 para. 79(2) in force at 4.7.2013 for specified purposes by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 2(x)

I11Sch. 4 para. 79(2) in force at 1.4.2014 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

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