Notice of Audit

The Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 require town and community councils to have adequate and effective arrangements in place for an internal audit of their accounting records and their systems of internal control and set out clearly the statutory requirements for the preparation and audit of local councils’ accounting statements

Regulation 15(1) of the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 (as amended) requires that Responsible Financial Officer of Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen Community Council  sign and date the statement of accounts, and certify that it presents fairly the financial position of Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen Community Council at the end of the year and the Council’s income and expenditure for the year. The Regulations required that this be completed by 30 June 2020.

The Responsible Financial Officer signed and certified the accounts on 9th June 2020

Regulation 15(2) of the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 (as amended) requires that following the certification by the Responsible Financial Officer referred to above, the Council must approve the accounts. The Regulations require that this be completed by 30 June 2020.

Each year the annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for Wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc. relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice.  These documents will be available on reasonable notice on application. Please see the Exercise of Electors Rights Notice 2019-2020

As a result of COVID an additional period to allow inspect has been agreed. Please see  2nd Exercise of Electors rights Notice 2019-2020

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2018-2019