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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004

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59Interpretation of Part 2

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(1)This section applies for the interpretation of this Part.

(2)“Auditor” in relation to accounts of a body—

(a)means a person appointed by the Auditor General for Wales under section 13 to act as auditor of those accounts;

(b)to the extent provided by section 15(3), includes a person assisting an auditor appointed under section 13 under arrangements approved under section 15(1).

(3)“The auditor”, if there is more than one auditor, means any one of them (subject to any express provision to the contrary).

(4)“Best value authority in Wales” means a local government body in Wales which is also a best value authority for the purposes of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1999 (c. 27).

(5)“Local authority in Wales” means a county council, county borough council or community council in Wales.

(6)“Local government elector” means a person registered as a local government elector in the register of electors in accordance with the provisions of the Representation of the People Acts.

(7)A reference to a local government elector for an area, in relation to a National Park authority which is the local planning authority for a National Park, is to a local government elector for any area the whole or part of which is comprised in the Park.

(8)“Statutory provision” means a provision contained in or having effect under an enactment.

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