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The Committee was established on 22 June 2016 to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Orders 18.10, 18.11, 19 and 20 of the National Assembly for Wales.
Under Standing Orders 19 and 20, the committee’s responsibilities include considering any report or document laid before the Assembly concerning the use of resources, or expenditure from the Welsh Consolidated Fund. This includes undertaking budget scrutiny of the bodies directly funded from the Welsh Consolidated Fund.
Under Standing Orders 18.10 and 18.11, the committee’s responsibilities include oversight of the governance of the Wales Audit Office, as set out in the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.
The committee also considers any proposals for, and the progress of the devolution of fiscal powers to Wales as part of its responsibilities.
The committee may also scrutinise legislation introduced to the Assembly.
Legislation currently under scrutiny
Work completed by the Finance Committee
Clerk: Bethan Davies.
Postal address: National Assembly for Wales Cardiff BayCardiffCF99 1NA
Phone: 0300 200 6372
Web site: www.assembly.wales/SeneddFinance
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