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Wales Audit Office update and FAQ’S

Time Published 26th March 2020

The Wales Audit Office (WAO) has released an update and frequently asked questions to keep members up to date with the latest information.

Current requirements of The Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations remain unchanged in regards to the approval of the accounts which must be at a meeting of the council and not delegated down to the Chair. It is expected that there will be delays in the completion of audits with the Wales Audit Office, BDO and Grant Thornton and local councils having to close their offices for the foreseeable future.

To read the document please click here.

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