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  • Act amendment to earlier affecting provision S.I. 2008/373 reg. 11(1) by S.I. 2013/1971 reg. 9(a) (This amendment not applied to legislation.gov.uk. Amending Regulations revoked (1.10.2013) without ever being in force by S.I. 2013/2224, reg. 2)
  • Act amendment to earlier affecting provision S.I. 2008/373 reg. 3(4) by S.I. 2013/1971 reg. 4 (This amendment not applied to legislation.gov.uk. Amending Regulations revoked (1.10.2013) without ever being in force by S.I. 2013/2224, reg. 2)

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525Meaning of “appropriate audit authority” F1...E+W+S+N.I.
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(1)In sections 522, 523 and 524 “appropriate audit authority” means—

(a)[F2in relation to an auditor of a public interest company (other than an Auditor General)]

(i)the Secretary of State, or

(ii)if the Secretary of State has delegated functions under section 1252 to a body whose functions include receiving the [F3statement or] notice in question, that body;

[F4(a)in the case of a major audit (other than one conducted by an Auditor General), the Financial Reporting Council Limited;]

(b)[F5in relation to an auditor of a non-public interest company (other than an Auditor General)], the relevant supervisory body.

[F6(c)[F7in relation to] an Auditor General, the Independent Supervisor.]

[F8Supervisory body” and “Independent Supervisor” have the same meaning] as in Part 42 (statutory auditors) (see [F9sections 1217 and 1228]).

F10(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F1Words in s. 525 heading omitted (1.10.2015) by virtue of Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 5 para. 11(4); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(d) (with arts. 4 6)

F2Words in s. 525(1)(a) substituted (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 5 para. 11(2)(a)(i); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(d) (with arts. 4 6)

F3Words in s. 525(1)(a)(ii) inserted (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 5 para. 11(2)(a)(ii); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(d) (with arts. 4 6)

F5Words in s. 525(1)(b) substituted (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 5 para. 11(2)(b); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(d) (with arts. 4 6)

F7Words in s. 525(1)(c) substituted (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 5 para. 11(2)(c); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(d) (with arts. 4 6)

F10S. 525(2)(3) omitted (1.10.2015) by virtue of Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 5 para. 11(3); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(d) (with arts. 4 6)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2Ss. 484-539 applied (with modifications) (1.10.2009) by The Unregistered Companies Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/2436), regs. 3-5, Sch. 1 para. 11 (with transitional provisions and savings in regs. 7, 9, Sch. 2)

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