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5th Report, 2006 (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
Mrs Mary Mulligan
Margaret Smith
Mr Andrew Welsh (Deputy Convener)

Committee Clerking Team:

Clerk to the Committee
Shelagh McKinlay

Senior Assistant Clerk
Joanna Hardy

Assistant Clerk
Clare O'Neill

Subordinate Legislation

The Committee reports to the Parliament as follows—

1. At its meeting on 26 September 2006, the Audit Committee considered the following instrument under the affirmative procedure-

the draft Construction Contracts (Scotland) Exclusion Amendment Order 2006

Tom McCabe, Minister for Finance and Public Service Reform, moved the following motion-

S2M-4735- that the Audit Committee recommends that the draft Construction Contracts (Scotland) Exclusion Amendment Order 2006 be approved.

The motion was agreed to.