Audit Commission Act 1998
1998 Chapter 18 - continued

 
 

An Act to consolidate Part III of the Local Government Finance Act 1982 and other enactments relating to the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales.

[11th June 1998]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
 

  PART I
  THE AUDIT COMMISSION
The Audit Commission.     1. - (1) There shall continue to be a body known as the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales.
 
      (2) The Commission shall consist of not less than 15 nor more than 20 members appointed by the Secretary of State.
 
      (3) The Secretary of State shall appoint one of the members to be chairman and another to be deputy chairman.
 
      (4) An appointment under subsection (2) or (3) shall be made after consultation with such organisations and other bodies as appear to the Secretary of State to be appropriate.
 
      (5) Schedule 1 has effect with respect to the Commission.
 
 
 
 
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