audit commission

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun
    (written as Audit Commission)
    British government agency whose duty is to audit the accounts of ministries and other government departments

Information & Library Science

  • noun
    (written as Audit Commission)
    a government body which ensures that financial affairs are conducted according to approved standards, and examines the accounts of government departments and local government organisations

Law

  • noun
    (written as Audit Commission)
    an independent body which examines the accounts of local authorities, ensures that money is spent legally and wisely, and checks for possible fraud and corruption

Medical

  • noun a government body which examines the accounts of public bodies such as hospital trusts to ensure that public money is being spent wisely

Politics

  • noun
    (written as Audit Commission)
    an independent body in the UK which examines the accounts of local authorities and checks for possible fraud and corruption
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