Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004


Local government bodies in WalesE+W

12Local government bodies in WalesE+W

(1)In this Part “local government body in Wales” means any of these—

(a)a local authority in Wales;

(b)a committee of a local authority in Wales (including a joint committee of two or more local authorities in Wales);

(c)a port health authority for a port health district wholly in Wales;

(d)a National Park authority for a National Park in Wales;

(e)a conservation board established by order of the Assembly under section 86 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (c. 37);

(f)a police authority for a police area in Wales;

(g)a fire and rescue authority in Wales constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (c. 21) or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies;

(h)an internal drainage board for an internal drainage district wholly in Wales;

(i)a local probation board established under section 4 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43) for an area in Wales.

(2)The Assembly may by order amend subsection (1) by—

(a)adding a public body whose functions relate exclusively to Wales or an area of Wales;

(b)omitting a body;

(c)altering the description of a body.

(3)In subsection (2) “public body” means a body which—

(a)exercises functions of a public nature, or

(b)is entirely or substantially funded from public money.