2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:5A-15 - Annual audit

40A:5A-15. Annual audit

Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S. 40A:5-1 et seq., each authority shall cause an annual audit of its accounts to be made, and for this purpose it shall contract with the Division of Local Government Services or employ a registered municipal accountant of New Jersey or a certified public accountant of New Jersey. The audit shall be completed and filed with the authority within four months after the close of the fiscal year of the authority. A certified duplicate copy thereof shall be filed with the governing body of each local unit having created the authority and with the director within five days after the original report is filed with the authority. The Local Finance Board shall by rule or regulation prescribe the accounting principles and policies, auditing procedures, and financial reporting practices applicable to authorities and authority audits conducted pursuant to this section. The rules and regulations may include or be similar to any provisions of the "Local Fiscal Affairs Law" , (N.J.S. 40A:5-1 et seq.,) which the Local Finance Board shall deem to be practicable or necessary.

L.1983, c. 313, s. 15.

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