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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 27 January 2020 at 23:32)
418 Public notice to be given of presentation of financial reports
(1) As soon as practicable after a council receives a copy of the auditor’s reports—(a) it must fix a date for the meeting at which it proposes to present its audited financial reports, together with the auditor’s reports, to the public, and(b) it must give public notice of the date so fixed.(2) The date fixed for the meeting must be at least 7 days after the date on which the notice is given, but not more than 5 weeks after the auditor’s reports are given to the council.Note.Unless an extension is granted under section 416, the meeting must be held on or before 5 December after the end of the year to which the reports relate.(3) The public notice must include—(a) a statement that the business of the meeting will include the presentation of the audited financial reports and the auditor’s reports, and(b) a summary, in the approved form, of the financial reports, and(c) a statement to the effect that any person may, in accordance with section 420, make submissions (within the time provided by that section and specified in the statement) to the council with respect to the council’s audited financial reports or with respect to the auditor’s reports.(4) Copies of the council’s audited financial reports, together with the auditor’s reports, must be kept available at the office of the council for inspection by members of the public on and from the date on which public notice of the holding of the meeting is given and until the day after the meeting (or any postponement of the meeting).