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The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2011

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6.  (1)  A relevant body must undertake an adequate and effective internal audit of its accounting records and of its system of internal control in accordance with the proper practices in relation to internal control.

(2) Any officer or member of a relevant body must, if the body requires—

(a)make available such documents and records as appear to that body to be necessary for the purposes of the audit; and

(b)supply the body with such information and explanation as that body considers necessary for that purpose.

(3) A larger relevant body must, at least once in each year, conduct a review of the effectiveness of its internal audit.

(4) The findings of the review referred to in paragraph (3) must be considered, as part of the consideration of the system of internal control referred to in regulation 4(3), by the committee or body referred to in that paragraph.

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