Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019


Compliance report

68. (1) The Board may by notification in writing request a public body to provide a compliance report within a particular time.

(2) A public body shall provide the Board with a compliance report within the time period specified in a notification given to the public body under subsection (1).

(3) In this section, “compliance report” means a statement signed by—

(a) the person who is the accounting officer, in relation to the appropriation accounts of the public body concerned, for the purposes of the Comptroller and Auditor General Acts 1866 to 1998, or

(b) where there is no such accounting officer, the person who holds, or performs the functions of, the office of chief executive officer (by whatever name called) of the public body,

detailing how the public body has complied with its obligations under this Act and the orders and regulations, if any, made under this Act.