Notice of the Commencement of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
The unaudited statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020 will be published on the Council’s website on 12 June 2020 at https://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/about-us/finance-and-budgets
The Statement of Accounts, including the Narrative Report and Annual Governance Statement are draft and are subject to an audit. Until the conclusion of the audit the Statement of Accounts may be subject to change.
The period for the exercise of public rights commences at 9am on the 15 June 2020 and will conclude at 4pm on the 24 July 2020.
The Council’s accounts are subject to external audit by David Hoose, for and on behalf of Mazars LLP, Park View House, 58 The Ropewalk, Nottingham, NG1 5DW.
(1) From 9am on 15 June 2020 to 4pm on 24 July 2020 any person may inspect the accounting records of the Council for the financial year to 31 March 2020, and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) by sending a request to the email address given below. They may also request copies of the accounts and documents.
(2) From 9am on 15 June 2020 to 4pm on 24 July 2020 at the request of a local government elector, the local auditor must give the elector, or any representative of the elector, an opportunity to question the auditor about the accounting records of the Council.
(3) From 9am on 15 June 2020 to 4pm on 24 July 2020 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 or apply for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful under section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Written notice of the proposed objection and the grounds on which it will be made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and also copied to the Council at the address given below.
Bassetlaw District Council
The email address to make requests to inspect the accounts and related documents: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Updated on Wednesday, August 12, 2020