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Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921

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3 Examination of other cash accounts. U.K.

[F1(1)The Comptroller and Auditor General shall examine the accounts of any person or body specified by an order made by the Treasury by statutory instrument; and no such order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the House of Commons.]

(2)The Comptroller and Auditor General shall examine any such accounts so required to be examined by him as aforesaid with as little delay as possible, and when the examination of each account has been completed shall sign a certificate to the account recording the result of his examination, and a copy of the account so certified shall be sent to [F2the person or body in question.]

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C1S. 3 excluded by Post Office Act 1961 (c. 15), Sch., which Act was repealed by British Telecommunications Act 1981 (c. 38, SIF 96), Sch. 6 Pt. I subject to a saving in s. 89(3) of the 1981 Act whereby, notwithstanding the repeal, the 1921 Act continues to have effect with the amendments made by Schedule 1 to the 1961 Act (the Schedule to the repealed 1961 Act provided that s. 3 of the 1921 Act should not apply to Post Office accounts)

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