Clause 30 - Power of auditor to apply for judicial review

Local Audit and Accountability Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 8:55 am on 19th November 2013.

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Amendment made: 52, in clause 30, page 20, line 9, at end insert—

‘(5) Subsection (6) applies if a local auditor of the accounts of a relevant authority incurs costs in determining whether to make an application under this section in relation to the authority, but the application is not in fact made.

(6) The local auditor may recover the reasonable costs so incurred from the relevant authority.’.—(Brandon Lewis.)

Clause 30, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.