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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 42: Audits by private accountants; required reports

[ Text of section effective until November 7, 2016. For text effective November 7, 2016, see below.]

  Section 42. Whenever a city or town causes an audit of its accounts or the accounts of separate departments to be made by a person of its own selection, the city or town clerk shall immediately, upon the employment of such person, file his name and address with the director, and such person shall, within ten days after making the report of his audit and recommendations to the city or town, file a certified copy thereof with the director; and in any such case the director may, in his discretion, accept the audit so made, or cause an audit to be made under section forty.

Chapter 44: Section 42. Audits by private accountants; required reports

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 218, Sec. 80 effective November 7, 2016. For text effective until November 7, 2016, see above.]

  Section 42. Whenever a city, town or district causes an audit of its accounts or the accounts of separate departments to be made by a firm or person of its own selection, the city, town or district clerk shall immediately, upon the employment of such firm or person, file the name and address with the director, and such firm or person shall, within 10 days after making the report of the audit and recommendations to the city, town or district, file a certified copy thereof with the director.