Audit of Accounts
Audit of Accounts 2012 - 2013
RIBBLE VALLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2013
Audit Commission Act 1998, sections 15 - 16
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2011 Regulations 9, 10, 21, 22 and 24
The Council's accounts are subject to external audit by Grant Thornton UK LLP of 4 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3EB. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process:
1. From 1 July 2013 to 26 July 2013 between 9am and 5pm any person may inspect the accounts of the Council for the year ended 31 March 2013 and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the address given below. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.
2. From 10am on 1 August 2013 until the conclusion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or his/her representative, may ask the auditor questions about the accounts. Please contact the auditor at the address given above to make arrangements to ask any questions.
3. From 10am on 1 August 2013 until the conclusion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Council, or his/her representative, may object to the Council's accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest (under section 8 of the Audit Commission Act 1998) and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (under section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998). Written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to me at the address given below.
Marshal Scott, Chief Executive
Ribble Valley Borough Council
Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 2RA