Dairy Produce Marketing Act, 1961

Accounts and audits.

48.—(1) The Board shall keep, in such form as may be approved by the Minister with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance, all proper and usual accounts of all moneys received or expended by it.

(2) As soon as may be after the 31st day of March in each year after the year 1960, the Board shall submit its accounts for the twelve months ending on that date, a balance sheet as of that date, and a statement of accounts for the year ending on that date to the Comptroller and Auditor-General and the Comptroller and Auditor-General shall audit the accounts and make a report thereon and on the other documents submitted to him.

(3) Immediately after audit under this section of the accounts of the Board, the Board shall send to the Minister a copy of the statement of accounts and the balance sheet certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General and a copy of the Comptroller and Auditor-General's report.

(4) The Minister shall cause copies of the documents referred to in subsection (3) of this section to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.