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Auditor General Law, 2016

ADAMAWA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
A BILL
FOR
A LAW TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR-GENERAL, ITS FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND STRUCTURE AND MATTERS INCIDENTAL THERETO.

Date of commencement ( )
BE IT ENACTED by the House of Assembly of Adamawa State of Nigeria and by the authority of same as follows:-
PART I – PRELIMINARY
Short title and 1. This Law may be cited as the Adamawa State Audit Commencement Law 2016 and shall come into operation on the ……….
day of ………………………………….2016.
Interpretation 2. In this Law unless the context otherwise requires:-
“Accountant-General” means the Accountant-General of the State;
“Auditor-General” means the Auditor-general of the State established by section 125 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999(as amended);
“Accounting Officer” means any Permanent Secretary or head of extra-Ministerial Department;
“Constitution” means the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended);
“Executive Council” means the State Executive Council;
“Financial Year” means the Financial Year of the Government;
“Government” means the Government of the State;
“Governor” means the Governor of the State;
“Public Money” includes:
(a) the public re venue of the State; and….>>

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