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Government of Wales Act 2006

Expenditure

Section 144: Publication of Accounts and Audit Reports etc

513.This section imposes an obligation on the Assembly to publish the documents referred to in subsection (2) as soon after they are laid before the Assembly as is reasonably practicable.

514.The documents in question are:

a)

any accounts, statement of accounts or reports laid before the Assembly by the AGW;

b)

any accounts or reports laid before the Assembly by the AGW’s own auditor;

c)

any report laid before the Assembly by the Audit Committee under section 143(1), i.e. a report by the Audit Committee on any accounts, statement of accounts or report laid before the Assembly by the AGW or the AGW’s own auditor; and

d)

the annual estimate prepared by the AGW of the income and expenses of the AGW’s office for the following financial year, submitted to the Audit Committee under paragraph 12(1) of Schedule 8 to the Act , as amended by the Audit Committee if applicable.

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