Culture and Recreation Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords
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Provision supplemental to section 33.     34. - (1) The Secretary of State must by order provide, in relation to each statutory corporation, for the Comptroller and Auditor General-
    (a) to examine, certify and report on the statement of accounts of the body, and
    (b) to lay copies of the statement of accounts and of his report before each House of Parliament.
      (2) A statutory corporation shall not be regarded as the servant or agent of the Crown or as enjoying any status or immunity or privileges of the Crown.
      (3) The members and staff of a statutory corporation are not to be regarded as civil servants and its property is not to be regarded as property of, or held on behalf of, the Crown.
      (4) In this section "statutory corporation" has the meaning given in section 33(4).
Certification.     35. - (1) In section 6 of the Films Act 1985 (certification of film as qualifying film) at the end insert-
      (3) Schedule 1A to this Act (which makes provision as to the exercise of the Secretary of State's functions under Schedule 1) shall have effect.
      (2) After Schedule 1 to that Act, insert as Schedule 1A the Schedule set out in Schedule 4 to this Act.
Termination of duty to keep register of films.     36. Section 7(3) of the Films Act 1985 (duty to keep register of British and other films) shall cease to have effect.
Libraries, museums and galleries
Library Advisory Council for England: abolition.     37. - (1) The Library Advisory Council for England established under section 2 of the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 shall cease to exist.
      (2) Accordingly, in that section-
    (a) for "two Library Advisory Councils, one for England (excluding Monmouthshire) and the other" substitute "a Library Advisory Council",
    (b) for "each Council" or "Each Council", wherever occurring, substitute "the Council" or "The Council" respectively, and
    (c) in subsection (4) for "either" substitute "the".
Governing bodies of certain museums and galleries.     38. Schedule 5 (which amends various enactments to enable the Secretary of State to alter the provision made in relation to the governing bodies of certain museums and galleries) shall have effect.
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