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Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Baroness Hanham
Department for Communities and Local Government
Mr Eric Pickles
Department for Communities and Local Government

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 c.2 05.02.2014

Latest news on the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 30 January. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

A Bill to make provision for, and in connection with, the abolition of the Audit Commission for local authorities and the National Health Service in England; to make provision about the accounts of local and certain other public authorities and the auditing of those accounts; to make provision about the appointment, functions and regulation of local auditors; to make provision about data matching; to make provision about examinations by the Comptroller and Auditor-General relating to English local and other public authorities; to make provision about the publication of information by smaller authorities; to make provision for directions to comply with codes of practice on local authority publicity; to make provision about council tax referendums; and for connected purposes.

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