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The main provisions of this Act—
(a)prescribe that the office of Auditor General for Wales is to continue upon the terms set out in Part 1, Chapter 1;
(b)create a new corporate body called the Wales Audit Office (the “WAO”) and confer functions upon it (Part 2 and Schedules 1 and 2);
(c)prescribe governance arrangements for the Auditor General for Wales and the WAO, including arrangements for oversight of the Auditor General by the WAO, and provisions regarding the relationship between the two (Part 2, Chapter 2 and Schedules 1 and 2);
(d)prescribe how the functions of the Auditor General for Wales are to be exercised, and make provision for the Auditor General to audit the accounts of local government bodies in Wales (Part 1, Chapter 2).
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