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Audit Act 1926

Authoritative Version
  • - C1926A00018
  • No longer in force
Act No. 18 of 1926 as made
An Act to amend the Audit Act 1901-1924.
Date of Assent 04 Jun 1926
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014




No. 18 of 1926.

An Act to amend the Audit Act 1901–1924.

[Assented to 4th June, 1926.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)     This Act may be cited as the Audit Act 1926.

(2.)    The Audit Act 1901–1924 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Audit Act 1901–1926.

Salary of Auditor-General.

2.  Section four of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words “One thousand five hundred” and inserting in their stead the words “One thousand seven hundred and fifty”.

3.  After section five of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Auditor-General to retire at sixty-five.

“5a.  The Auditor-General for the Commonwealth shall cease to hold office upon attaining the age of sixty-five years.”.