Air Navigation and Transport Act 2022


Accounts and audits

66. The Act of 1993 is amended by the substitution of the following section for section 30:

“30. (1) Without prejudice to the requirements of the Companies Act 2014, the company shall keep, in such form as may be approved of by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, all proper and usual accounts and shall also keep in such form all such special accounts as the Minister may from time to time direct.

(2) Accounts kept pursuant to this section shall be submitted annually by the company to the Comptroller and Auditor General for audit and, immediately after the audit, a copy of the accounts so audited and a copy of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report on the accounts shall be presented to the Minister who shall cause copies thereof to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(3) A subsidiary of the company may, subject to the approval of the Minister given with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform following prior consultation by the Minister with the Comptroller and Auditor General, appoint a statutory auditor or statutory audit firm to be a statutory auditor of the subsidiary for the purposes of, and in accordance with, the Companies Act 2014.

(4) In this section, ‘statutory auditor’ and ‘statutory audit firm’ each has the same meaning as it has in the Companies Act 2014.”.