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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

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91(1)Section 50 is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for “under this Chapter must pay the appointing audit authority”, substitute “by the Audit Commission under this Chapter must pay the Audit Commission”.

(3)After subsection (1), insert—

(1A)An entity in relation to which a person is appointed by the Auditor General for Wales under this Chapter must pay the Wales Audit Office, in accordance with a scheme for charging fees prepared under section 24 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013, a fee in respect of the discharge by that person of any of the functions specified by subsection (2) in relation to the entity..

(4)In subsection (3), for “the audit authority” substitute “the Audit Commission or the Wales Audit Office (as the case may be)”.

(5)In subsection (4)—

(a)for the first reference to “this section” substitute “subsection (1)”, and

(b)for “the audit authority” substitute “the Audit Commission”.

(6)After subsection (4), insert—

(4A)The amount of a fee payable under subsection (1A) is, subject as follows, to be such as may be specified in or determined under a scale or scales of fees prescribed by the Wales Audit Office for the purposes of this section.

But a fee charged under subsection (1A) may not exceed the full cost of exercising the function to which it relates..

(7)In subsection (5)—

(a)for “subsection (4)” substitute “subsection (4) or (4A)”, and

(b)for “the audit authority” substitute “the Audit Commission or the Wales Audit Office (as the case may be)”.

(8)In subsection (6), for “the audit authority” substitute “the Audit Commission or the Wales Audit Office (as the case may be)”.

(9)Omit subsections (10) and (11).

(10)In subsection (12)—

(a)for each reference to “the audit authority” substitute “the Audit Commission or the Wales Audit Office (as the case may be)”;

(b)after “subsection (4)”, insert “or (4A) (as the case may be)”.

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