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National Assembly for Wales Commissioner for Standards Measure 2009

Section 9: Duty of the Clerk to refer a matter to the Commissioner

18.The Clerk of the Assembly undertakes a number of functions including that of being the principal accounting officer of the Assembly Commission.  This section requires the Clerk to report in writing to the Commissioner failure by AMs to comply with any of the relevant provisions (described in paragraph 13 above) that relate to this accounting function (such as misuse of funds).  The Commissioner must treat any such referral as a formal complaint under section 6 of the Measure and act accordingly.

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