Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 Explanatory Notes

Chapter 1: Constitution of the Audit Commission
Section 145: Membership

385.This section reduces the number of members of the Audit Commission. At present the Commission must comprise 15 to 20 members. The Act reduces this requirement to 10 to 15 members.

Section 146: Change of name

386.This section removes the reference to Wales in the Audit Commission’s official legal title. As of 1st April 2005 the Audit Commission ceased to operate in Wales, with the exception of a very limited residual power relating to its national studies function. Its core functions in Wales are now carried out by the Auditor General for Wales.

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