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Audit Committee

2nd Report 2004

Report on Subordinate Legislation

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SP Paper 76

Session 2 (2004)



1. The remit of the Audit Committee is to consider and report on-

(a) any accounts laid before the Parliament;

(b) any report laid before or made to the Parliament by the Auditor General for Scotland; and

(c) any other document laid before the Parliament concerning financial control, accounting and auditing in relation to public expenditure.

2. No member of the Scottish Executive or junior Scottish Minister may be a member of the Committee and no member who represents a political party which is represented in the Scottish Executive may be convener of the Committee.

(Standing Orders of the Scottish Parliament, Rule 6.7)


Mr Brian Monteith (Convener)
Rhona Brankin
Susan Deacon
Robin Harper
Margaret Jamieson
George Lyon
Mr Kenny MacAskill (Deputy Convener)

Committee Clerking Team:

Clerk to the Committee
Shelagh McKinlay

Senior Assistant Clerk
Joanna Hardy

Assistant Clerk
Christine Lambourne


Audit Committee

2nd Report, 2004 (Session 2)

Subordinate Legislation

The Committee reports to the Parliament as follows—

1. At its meetings on Tuesday 25th November 2003 and Tuesday 9th December 2003 the Audit Committee considered the negative instrument listed at Annexe A to this report.

2. The Committee had no recommendation to make on the instrument.


The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Access to Documents and Information) (Relevant Persons) Order 2003, (SSI 2003/530)

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