HC Deb 26 March 1998 vol 309 c736

Amendments made: No. 141, in page 45, leave out lines 11 to 13. No. 168, in page 45, line 16, leave out from '1989' to 'his' in line 17 and insert ', or (b) he is a member of a body of accountants, established in the United Kingdom or another EEA State, which is for the time being approved by the Assembly; and "EEA State" means any State which is a Contracting Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992, as adjusted by the Protocol signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993.

(3A) The Assembly may delegate to the Audit Committee the function of approving bodies of accountants, or of withdrawing approval from such bodies, but may not otherwise delegate those functions.

(3B) If a person appointed as the auditor ceases to be a person who could be so appointed,'.—[Mr. Jon Owen Jones.]

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