Notice of public rights

Audit of Accounts year ended 31st March 2020

Notice of Public Rights


The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020


Notice is hereby given under The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 that for accounts for the year ended 31st March 2020 for Cheshire Fire Authority will be available on or before the first working day of September 2020 instead of the first 10 working days of June 2020.  

This is as a consequence of the response and disruption experienced by local authorities as a result of the unprecedented times of dealing with COVID-19.


The revised deadlines applicable to local authorities are as follows: 

  • Approve Draft Accounts 31 August 2020 (previously 31 May) 

  • Public Inspection Period to start on or before first working day of September 2020 (previously included first 10 working days of June) 

  • Publish Final Audited Accounts 30 November 2020 (previously 31 July)