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Department Accountacy

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 16 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what accounts directions were issued by his Department in financial years (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07. (156616)

Under the Government Resource and Accounts Act 2000 HM Treasury issue accounts directions to departments, pension schemes and agencies, and under the Government Trading Fund Act 1973 to trading funds.

For the years 2005-06 and 2006-07 the Northern Ireland Office has issued accounts directions for the form and content of resource and other accounts to the following sponsored bodies:


Police Service of Northern Ireland


Police Rehabilitation and Retraining Trust

Northern Ireland Police Fund

Northern Ireland Election Office (Returning Officers Expenses)

Office of the Oversight Commissioner