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Industry Act 1975

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7(1)The Board shall keep proper accounts and proper records in relation to the accounts and shall prepare in respect of each accounting year a statement of accounts in such form as the Secretary of State, with the approval of the Treasury, may direct, being a form which shall conform to the best commercial standards.

(2)The accounts and statements of accounts of the Board (other than interim statements under sub-paragraph (4) below) shall be audited by auditors appointed by the Board after consultation with the Secretary of State, and a person shall not be qualified to be so appointed unless he is a member of one or more of the following bodies:—

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales ; The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland ; The Association of Certified Accountants ;

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland;

any other body of accountants established in the United Kingdom and for the time being recognised for the purposes of section 161(1)(a) of the Companies Act 1948 or section : 155(1)(a) of the Companies Act (Northern Ireland) 1960 ; :

but a Scottish firm may be so appointed if each of the partners is qualified to be appointed.

(3)As soon as the accounts and statement of accounts of the Board for any accounting year have been audited under sub-paragraph (2) above, the Board shall send to the Secretary of State a copy of the statement together with a copy of any report made by the auditor on that statement or on the accounts of the Board.

(4)The Board shall also prepare in respect of the first six months of each accounting year an interim statement of accounts in such form as the Secretary of State, with the approval of the Treasury, may direct, and shall do so as soon as practicable after the end of the period to which the statement relates.

(5)As soon as an interim statement of accounts has been prepared, the Board shall send a copy of the statement to the Secretary of State.

(6)It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to lay before each House of Parliament a copy of every statement and report of which a copy is received by him under this paragraph.

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