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Audit Commission Act 1998

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11(1)The Local Government Act 1985 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 63 (preparation of final accounts)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “Part III of the Local Government Finance Act 1982” substitute “the Audit Commission Act 1998”;

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “Part III of the said Act of 1982” substitute “the said Act of 1998”;

(ii)in paragraph (a), for “section 16(1)” substitute “section 6(1)”; and

(iii)in paragraph (b), for “section 16(2) or 28(1)” substitute “section 6(4) or 48(1)”;

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “section 29(1) of the said Act of 1982” substitute “section 28 of the said Act of 1998”; and

(ii)for “section 30(1)(a)” substitute “section 49(1)(a)”; and

(d)subsection (6) shall be omitted.

(3)In section 79 (audit)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “Part III of the Local Government Finance Act 1982” substitute “the Audit Commission Act 1998”; and

(ii)for “that Part” substitute “that Act”;

(b)in subsection (2), for “Sections 15(1)(a), 17, 19, 20, 22, 23 and 24 of that Act” substitute “Sections 5(1)(b) and (c), 14 to 18, 25 and 27 of that Act”;

(c)in subsection (3), for “Part III of the said Act of 1982” substitute “the said Act of 1998”;

(d)in subsection (4), for “section 15(3) of the said Act of 1982” substitute “section 8 of the said Act of 1998”; and

(e)in subsection (8), for “Part III of the said Act of 1982” substitute “the said Act of 1998”.

(4)In section 92 of that Act (control of liabilities affecting successor authorities) in subsection (7) for “Part III of the Local Government Finance Act 1982” substitute “the Audit Commission Act 1998”.

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