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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2008 No. 191

Government Resources And Accounts

The Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008

Made

28th April 2008

Coming into operation

23rd May 2008

The Department of Finance and Personnel (1), in exercise of the powers conferred by section 15(1) of the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001(2), makes the following Order.

The bodies listed in the Schedule to this Order appear to the Department of Finance and Personnel (“the Department”)—

(a)to exercise functions of a public nature; or

(b)to be entirely or substantially funded from public money.

The Department intends the accounts under section 14 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 (“the Act”) for the financial year ending with 31st March 2008 to relate in part to those bodies:

Title and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 and shall come into operation on 23rd May 2008.

Designation of Bodies

2.  For the purposes of section 15 of the Act, the Department hereby designates the bodies listed in the Schedule in respect of the financial year ending with 31st March 2008.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on 28th April 2008

Legal seal

David Thomson

A senior officer of the Department of Finance and Personnel

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1DESIGNATED BODIES FOR 2007/2008

  • Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute

  • Air Route Development (Northern Ireland) Limited

  • Antrim Borough Council

  • Arc21 Joint Committee

  • Ards Borough Council

  • Armagh City and District Council

  • Arts Council of Northern Ireland

  • Ballymena Borough Council

  • Ballymoney Borough Council

  • Banbridge District Council

  • Belfast City Council

  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

  • Belfast Education and Library Board

  • Carrickfergus Borough Council

  • Castlereagh Borough Council

  • Coleraine Borough Council

  • Community Relations Council for Northern Ireland

  • Construction Industry Training Board

  • Cookstown District Council

  • Council for Catholic Maintained Schools

  • Craigavon Borough Council

  • Department for Employment and Learning

  • Department for Regional Development

  • Department for Social Development

  • Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

  • Department of Education

  • Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

  • Department of Finance and Personnel

  • Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

  • Department of the Environment

  • Derry City Council

  • Down District Council

  • Driver and Vehicle Agency (Trading Fund Element only)

  • Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council

  • Economic Research Institute of Northern Ireland

  • Fermanagh District Council

  • Fisheries Conservancy Board

  • General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland

  • Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland

  • Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland

  • Ilex Urban Regeneration Company Limited

  • Invest Northern Ireland

  • Labour Relations Agency

  • Larne Borough Council

  • Limavady Borough Council

  • Lisburn City Council

  • Livestock and Meat Commission

  • Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland

  • Magherafelt District Council

  • Mental Health Commission for Northern Ireland

  • Moyle District Council

  • National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland

  • Newry and Mourne District Council

  • Newtownabbey Borough Council

  • North Down Borough Council

  • North Eastern Education and Library Board

  • Northern Health and Social Services Trust

  • Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Services Trust

  • Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation

  • Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service (Special Agency)

  • Northern Ireland Central Services Agency for the Health and Social Services

  • Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

  • Northern Ireland Events Company Limited

  • Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

  • Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority

  • Northern Ireland Guardian ad Litem Agency

  • Northern Ireland Health and Personal Social Services Regulation and Improvement Authority

  • Northern Ireland Housing Executive

  • Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee

  • Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency

  • Northern Ireland Museums Council

  • Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery

  • Northern Ireland Regional Medical Physics Agency

  • Northern Ireland Screen Commission Limited

  • Northern Ireland Social Care Council

  • Northern Ireland Tourist Board

  • Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company

  • Northern Ireland Water Limited

  • Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister

  • Omagh District Council

  • South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

  • South Eastern Education and Library Board

  • Southern Education and Library Board

  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust

  • Sports Council for Northern Ireland

  • Staff Commission for Education and Library Boards

  • Strabane District Council

  • Strategic Investment Board Limited

  • The Commissioner for Children and Young People for Northern Ireland

  • The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

  • The Governors of the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

  • Ulster Supported Employment Limited

  • Western Education and Library Board

  • Western Health and Social Care Trust

  • Youth Council for Northern Ireland

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates bodies, for the financial year ending with 31st March 2008, for the purposes of section 15 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001. The Department of Finance and Personnel (“the Department”) intends to pass the information provided by bodies designated in the Schedule to this Order to HM Treasury for use in the preparation of the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA). The designation enables the Department to require those bodies to provide financial information in relation to that year.

WGA are financial statements prepared on the basis of Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) which will cover the whole of the public sector as far as practically possible.

(1)

See section 26(2) of the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 (c.6) for the definition of “Department”

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