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Financial Provisions Act (Northern Ireland) 2009

Section 1: Absolute privilege for the reports of Comptroller and Auditor General

This section is intended to ensure that the Comptroller and Auditor General is free to present all relevant evidence gathered during the course of his studies and/or audits to the Assembly without having to defend an action for defamation.

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