[1253DB Transfer by statutory auditor with approval of Secretary of State]
[1253DB Transfer by statutory auditor with approval of Secretary of State]
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

[(1)     A statutory auditor may transfer [audit working papers and investigation reports] to an approved third country competent authority if the transfer is made—

(a)     with the prior approval of the Secretary of State, and

(b)     in accordance with rules of a recognised supervisory body meeting the requirements of paragraph 16AA of Schedule 10.

(2)     The Secretary of State must not approve a transfer of [audit working papers and investigation reports] to an approved third country competent authority for the purposes of this section unless the following conditions are met (see also section 1253DD).

(3)     The first condition is that the authority has made a request to the Secretary of State for the transfer of the [audit working papers and investigation reports].