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Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

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Consideration of report or recommendation: Greater London AuthorityE+W

6(1)This paragraph applies if—E+W

(a)a local auditor has made a public interest report relating to the Greater London Authority (“the Authority”) or an entity connected with it, or

(b)a local auditor has made a recommendation relating to the Authority or an entity connected with it.

(2)This paragraph does not apply where a local auditor has made a report or recommendation relating to the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis regardless of whether the Commissioner is connected with the Authority or was so connected at the time to which the report or recommendation relates.

(3)The London Assembly (“the Assembly”) must consider the report or recommendation at a meeting.

(4)The Mayor of London (“the Mayor”) must attend the meeting.

(5)At the meeting, the Assembly must decide what recommendations to make to the Mayor about the decisions to be made under sub-paragraph (6).

(6)Having considered the report or recommendation, and the Assembly's recommendations under sub-paragraph (5), the Mayor must decide—

(a)whether the report requires the Authority to take any action or whether the recommendation is to be accepted, and

(b)what, if any, action to take in response to the report or recommendation.

(7)The Mayor and the Assembly must comply with sub-paragraphs (3) to (6) before the end of the period of one month beginning with the day on which the report or recommendation was sent to the Authority.

(8)If the local auditor is satisfied that it is reasonable to allow more time for the Mayor or the Assembly to comply with sub-paragraphs (3) to (6), the auditor may extend or further extend the period of one month mentioned in sub-paragraph (7).

(9)This paragraph does not affect any duties (so far as they relate to the subject-matter of a report or recommendation sent to the Authority) which are imposed by or under—

(a)this Act,

(b)sections 114 to 116 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (functions and reports of finance officers),

(c)section 5 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (functions of monitoring officers), or

(d)any other enactment.

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I1Sch. 7 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2015 by S.I. 2015/841, art. 3(p) (with Sch. para. 1) (as amended (27.6.2016) by S.I. 2016/675, art. 2)

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