Audit Commission


Audit Commission
Audit Commission
an independent organization in the UK that examines the spending of money by local government councils, and finds ways of reducing their costs

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Audit Commission — An independent public body, named in full the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales, which is responsible for ensuring that public money is spent economically and effectively in the areas of… …   Accounting dictionary

  • Audit Commission (Hong Kong) — Infobox Government agency agency name = Audit Commission nativename a = 審計署 headquarters = 26/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong employees = 184 [http://www.budget.gov.hk/2008/eng/pdf/head024.pdf] budget = 119.3m HKD… …   Wikipedia

  • the Audit Commission — UK US noun ► a public organization that is responsible for checking the work and finances of local government in England and Wales: »Research conducted by the Audit Commission found that 94% of councils charge for personal care. → Compare AUDIT… …   Financial and business terms

  • Audit Office — ˈAudit ˌOffice noun ECONOMICS ORGANIZATIONS another name for the National Audit Office * * * audit office UK US noun [C] GOVERNMENT, ACCOUNTING ► an official organization that checks government spending: »The inspector general s San Francisco… …   Financial and business terms

  • Commission for Social Care Inspection — The Commission for Social Care Inspection was a non departmental public body and the single, independent inspectorate for social care in England. Its sponsor department was the Department of Health of the United Kingdom. It incorporated the work… …   Wikipedia

  • AUDIT — Au XIXe siècle, on entendait par «audition de compte» l’action d’examiner un compte, et l’auditeur (auditor ), étymologiquement, est celui qui est «aux écoutes», c’est à dire celui qui observe, examine très attentivement. L’audit est un travail… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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