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National Audit Act 1983

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I National Audit Authorities

    1. 1. Appointment and status of Comptroller and Auditor General.

    2. 2. The Public Accounts Commission.

    3. 3. The National Audit Office.

    4. 4. Expenses and accounts of National Audit Office.

    5. 5. Audit fees.

  3. Part II Economy, Efficiency and Effectiveness Examinations

    1. 6. Public departments etc.

    2. 7. Other bodies mainly supported by public funds.

    3. 7ZA.Relevant authorities

    4. 7A.Proposals made by Committee of Public Accounts

    5. 8. Right to obtain documents and information.

    6. 9. Reports to House of Commons.

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and Supplementary

    1. 10. Form of appropriation accounts.

    2. 11. Examination of appropriation accounts.

    3. 12. Examination of accounts specified by order.

    4. 13. Interpretation of references to Committee of Public Accounts.

    5. 14. Repeals.

    6. 15. Short title and commencement.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Public Accounts Commission

      1. Tenure of office

        1. 1.(1) Subject to paragraph 2 of this Schedule, a member...

        2. 2.(1) On a dissolution of Parliament the person who is...

      2. Chairman

        1. 3.The Commission shall elect a chairman from amongst its members....

      3. Proceedings and business

        1. 4.(1) The validity of any proceedings of the Commission shall...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      The National Audit Office: Supplementary Provisions

      1. Incorporation of Comptroller and Auditor General

        1. 1.The person for the time being holding the office of...

      2. Transfer of staff of Exchequer and Audit Department

        1. 2.(1) It shall be the duty of the Comptroller and...

      3. Parliamentary disqualification

        1. 3.(1) In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House...

      4. Public records

        1. 4.In Part II of the Table in paragraph 3 of...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Auditor of the National Audit Office

      1. 1.(1) The auditor must be eligible for appointment as a...

      2. 2.The auditor shall have power to carry out economy, efficiency...

      3. 3.The auditor shall have a right of access at all...

      4. 4.(1) The provisions of sections 6(1) and 25(2) of the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Nationalised Industries and Other Public Authorities

      1. Part I

        1. . . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. The British Broadcasting Corporation The Independent Broadcasting Authority The Welsh...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Repeals

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