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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009

Section 22 - reports of special inspections

47.Section 22 requires the Auditor General for Wales to produce a report for each special inspection he/she carries out. The Auditor General for Wales must mention in the report if he/she believes as a result of the special inspection that the Welsh improvement authority is failing to comply with the requirements of Part 1 of the Measure. It may also recommend that the Welsh Ministers use their support or direction powers in sections 28-29 of the Measure.

48.A copy of the report should be sent to the inspected Welsh improvement authority and to the Welsh Ministers.

49.Section 22 also requires the Auditor General for Wales to send reports which relate to local authorities’ benefit functions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

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