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Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance – for Regulatory Bodies under the aegis of the Department of Health and Children

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance - for Regulatory Bodies under the aegis of the Department of Health and Children cover imageThe document should be read as supplementary to existing requirements as set out both in statute – particularly legislation specific to your organisation, the Health Acts 1947-2004, Ombudsman Act, 1980, Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003, Freedom of Information Acts 1997-2003, Ethics in Public Office Acts 1995 & 2001, Ombudsman for Children Act, 2002 and the Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993 – and in Government approved guidelines, including the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies (2001), Public Financial Procedures, The Role and Responsibilities of Accounting Officers (2003) and Risk Management Guidance for Government Departments and Offices (2004).

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