Title, commencement, interpretation and application

1.—(1) The title of this Order is The Audit and Assessment Reports (Wales) Order 2010 and it comes into force on 30 November 2010.

(2) In this Order—

“the Measure” means the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009; and

“report” means an audit and assessment report within the meaning of section 19(1) of the Measure.

(3) This Order applies in relation to Wales.

Date for copies of a report to be sent to a Welsh improvement authority and the Welsh Ministers

2.  In respect of the financial year beginning 1 April 2010 copies of any report issued in accordance with section 19(2) of the Measure must be sent by 31 January 2011.

Carl Sargeant

Minister for Social Justice and Local Government, one of the Welsh Ministers

29 November 2010