Radiological Protection Act, 1991

Accounts and audits of Institute.

16.—(1) The Institute shall keep, in such form as may be approved of by the Minister with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance, all proper and usual accounts of all moneys received or expended by the Institute, including an income and expenditure account and balance sheet and, in particular, shall keep all such special accounts as the Minister, on his own motion or at the request of the Minister for Finance, may from time to time direct.

(2) Accounts kept in pursuance of this section shall be submitted to the Comptroller and Auditor General for audit and a copy of the income and expenditure account and of the balance sheet and of such other (if any) of its accounts as the Minister may direct and a copy of the Comptroller and Auditor General's report on the accounts shall be presented to the Minister as soon as may be after, but not later than 6 months after, the end of the financial year of the Institute and the Minister shall cause copies of each of the documents aforesaid to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.