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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1E+WPublic Services Ombudsman for Wales: appointment etc.

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Textual Amendments applied to the whole legislation

17(1)The accounts prepared by the Ombudsman for a financial year must be submitted by him to the Auditor General for Wales no later than 30 November in the following financial year.E+W

(2)The Auditor General for Wales must—

(a)examine, certify and report on each set of accounts submitted to him under this paragraph, and

(b)no later than four months after the accounts are so submitted, lay before the Assembly a copy of them as certified by him together with his report on them.

(3)In examining accounts submitted to him under this paragraph the Auditor General for Wales must, in particular, satisfy himself that the expenditure to which the accounts relate has been incurred lawfully and in accordance with the authority which governs it.