(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates the bodies listed in the Schedule in relation to the financial year ending on 31st March 2014 for the purposes of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000. The effect of designation is that these bodies are required to prepare and present to the Treasury such financial information in relation to that financial year as the Treasury require to enable them to prepare Whole of Government Accounts.

An impact assessment has not been prepared for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sector is foreseen. An Explanatory Memorandum is available alongside the instrument on www.legislation.gov.uk.