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Water Research Act, 1971 (Act No. 34 of 1971)

14. Auditing and annual report


(1) The Controller and Auditor-General shall audit the accounts of the commission.


(2) The commission shall furnish the Minister with such information in connection with the activities and financial position of the commission as he may from time to time require, and shall in addition, as soon as practicable after the end of every financial year, submit to the Minister an annual report, including a balance sheet and a statement of income and expenditure certified by the controller and Auditor-General, and such other particulars as the Minister may require.


(3) The Minister shall lay the said report upon the Table of the Senate and of the House of Assembly within fourteen days after receipt thereof, if Parliament is in ordinary session or, if Parliament is not in ordinary session, within fourteen days after the commencement of its next ensuing ordinary session.