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Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016

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PART 6 E+WFINANCIAL MATTERS AND ANNUAL REPORTS ETC.

Payments by the Welsh MinistersE+W

14E+WThe Welsh Ministers may make payments to SCW of such amounts, and at such times and on such conditions (if any), as the Welsh Ministers think appropriate.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 2 para. 14 in force at 3.4.2017 by S.I. 2017/309, art. 2(b) (with arts. 3, 4, Sch.)

Accounting officerE+W

15(1)The chief executive is to act as SCW's accounting officer.E+W

(2)The accounting officer has, in relation to SCW's accounts and finances, the responsibilities specified in a direction by the Welsh Ministers.

(3)The responsibilities that may be specified include—

(a)responsibilities in relation to the signing of accounts;

(b)responsibilities for the propriety and regularity of SCW's finances;

(c)responsibilities for the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which SCW uses its resources;

(d)responsibilities owed to the Welsh Ministers, the National Assembly for Wales or the Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly;

(e)responsibilities owed to the House of Commons or the Committee of Public Accounts of that House.

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 2 para. 15 in force at 3.4.2017 by S.I. 2017/309, art. 2(b) (with arts. 3, 4, Sch.)

Accounts and auditE+W

16(1)SCW must for each financial year—E+W

(a)keep proper accounts and proper records in relation to them, and

(b)prepare a statement of accounts.

(2)Each statement of accounts must comply with any directions given by the Welsh Ministers as to—

(a)the information to be contained in it,

(b)the manner in which the information is to be presented, and

(c)the methods and principles according to which the statement is to be prepared.

(3)No later than 31 August after the end of each financial year SCW must submit its statement of accounts to—

(a)the Welsh Ministers, and

(b)the Auditor General for Wales.

(4)The Auditor General for Wales must—

(a)examine, certify and report on the statement of accounts, and

(b)no later than 4 months after the statement was submitted, lay before the National Assembly for Wales a copy of the certified statement and report.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 2 para. 16 in force at 3.4.2017 by S.I. 2017/309, art. 2(b) (with arts. 3, 4, Sch.)

Annual reports etc.E+W

17(1)No later than 30 November after the end of each financial year SCW must publish a report on the exercise of its functions during that year (an “annual report”).E+W

(2)As soon as possible after an annual report is published SCW must send a copy of it to the Welsh Ministers.

(3)SCW must provide the Welsh Ministers with such other reports and information relating to the exercise of its functions as they may from time to time require.

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 2 para. 17 in force at 3.4.2017 by S.I. 2017/309, art. 2(b) (with arts. 3, 4, Sch.)

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