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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Section 56  – Extension of Controller of Audit’s reporting functions to best value and community planning: amendment of section 102 of 1973 Act

127.This section restates certain of the Controller of Audit’s reporting functions, originally provided by the 1973 Act, and extends them so that they include reports about a local authority’s performance in discharging any of its obligations under Parts 1 (Best Value and Accountability) and 2 (Community Planning).

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