Pigs and Bacon (Amendment) Act, 1961

Amendment of section 15 of the Act of 1939.

16.—Section 15 of the Act of 1939 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1), namely:

“(1) The Commission shall—

(a) 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, and

(b) as soon as may be after the end of each year submit its accounts for that year, a balance sheet as of the last day of that year and a statement of accounts for that year to the Comptroller and Auditor-General who shall audit the accounts and make a report thereon and on the other documents submitted to him, and

(c) as soon as may be after audit under this section of its accounts, 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 and the Minister shall cause copies of those documents to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas, and

(d) as soon as may be after the laying aforesaid, send copies of the documents of which copies have been laid to every licensee.”.