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Commissioner for Older People Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

11. Accounts

This paragraph sets out the arrangements for the financial accountability and audit requirements for the Commissioner’s office. The Commissioner is required to keep proper accounting records and to prepare an annual financial statement of accounts in accordance with directions given by OFMDFM and in keeping with DFP guidance. The Commissioner’s office is required to submit the annual statement of accounts, by financial year, to both OFMDFM and to the Comptroller and Auditor General for examination, who will then report back on the statement of accounts to OFMDFM. OFMDFM would then be responsible for laying a copy of the annual statement of accounts and the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report on these before the Assembly.

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