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Audit Committee  

10th Report, 2004 (Session 2) 

Subordinate Legislation

Remit and membership


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)

Susan Deacon

Robin Harper

Margaret Jamieson

George Lyon

Mrs Mary Mulligan

Mr Andrew Welsh (Deputy Convener)

Committee Clerking Team:

Clerk to the Committee

Shelagh McKinlay

Senior Assistant Clerk

David McLaren

Assistant Clerk

Clare O'Neill

Audit Committee  

10th Report, 2004 (Session 2) 

Subordinate Legislation

The Committee reports to the Parliament as follows—

1. At its meetings on Tuesday 23 rd November 2004 and Tuesday 7 th December 2004 the Audit Committee considered the negative instrument listed in Annexe A to this report.

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


The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) (Specified bodies etc.) Order 2004, (SSI 2004/482).