Audit of accounts for year ended 31 March 2016
Notice of public rights
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27
Notice is hereby given under Regulation 15(2)(b) of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 13th June to 22nd July 2016 inclusive, between 9.00am and 5.00pm Mondays to Thursdays (4.00pm Fridays) on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire and the Chief Constable of Lincolnshire for the year ended 31st March 2016, as stipulated in Section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Police Headquarters, Deepdale Lane, Nettleham, Nr Lincoln LN2 2LT by prior arrangement. Please telephone 01522 947192 to make an appointment.
During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing, with a copy to the Chief Executive, Malcolm Burch, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Police Headquarters, Deepdale Lane, Nettleham, Nr Lincoln LN2 2LT. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:
- any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
- any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.
Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Mr Andy Cardoza, KPMG LLP, One Snowhill, Snow Hill, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6GH.
A guide to your rights can be found at https://www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice/council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights/