Designated Bodies for 2003-04

Publication Date:January 01, 2003

2003No. 489


The Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order 2003




The Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 10(1) of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000( 1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Title and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order 2003 and shall come into force on 1st April 2003.


2. The bodies listed in the schedule to this Order are designated in respect of the financial year ending on 31st March 2004 for the purposes of section 10 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000.

Nick Ainger

Philip Woolas

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

4th March 2003

Designated Bodies for 2003-04


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Designated Bodies for 2003-04

Adult Learning Inspectorate

Advantage West Midlands

Alcohol Education and Research Council

Arts Council of England

Arts Council of Wales

Basic Skills Agency

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

British Educational Communications and Technology Agency

British Library

British Museum

British Potato Council

British Tourist Authority

British Trade International

Broadcasting Standards Commission

Cabinet Office

Care Council for Wales

Castle Vale Housing Action Trust

Central Police Training and Development Agency

Charity Commission

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

Coal Authority

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

Commission for Health Improvement

Commission for Local Administration

Commission for Patent and Public Involvement in Health

Commission for Racial Equality

Competition Commission

Competition Service

Community Development Foundation

Community Fund

Construction Industry Training Board

Consumer Council for Postal Services

Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils

Countryside Agency

Countryside Council for Wales

Criminal Cases Review Commission

Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Crown Prosecution Service

Culture, Media and Sport, Department for

Customs and Excise, HM

Defence, Ministry of

Design Council

Disability Rights Commission

East of England Development Agency

East Midlands Development Agency

Economic and Social Research Council

Education and Skills, Department for

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

English Heritage

English Nature

English Partnerships

Environment Agency

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for

Equal Opportunities Commission


Export Credit Guarantee Department

Film Council

Food Standards Agency

Football Licensing Authority

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Forestry Commission

Gaming Board for Great Britain

Gas and Electricity Consumers' Council

General Social Care Council

Government Actuary's Department

Guaranteed Export Finance Corporation

Health, Department of

Health Professionals Wales

Health Protection Agency

Higher Education Funding Council for England

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

Home Grown Cereals Authority

Home Office

Horserace Betting Levy Board

Horticultural Development Council

Horticulture Research International

Housing Corporation

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Imperial War Museum

Independent Television Commission

Inland Revenue

International Development, Department for

Investors in People UK

Learning and Skills Council

Legal Services Commission

Liverpool Housing Action Trust

Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales

Lord Chancellor's Department

Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

Meat and Livestock Commission

Medical Research Council

Milk Development Council

Millennium Commission

National Assembly for Wales

National Biological Standards Commission

National Care Standards Commission

National Clinic Assessment Authority

National College for School Leadership

National Consumer Council

National Council for Education and Training for Wales

National Crime Squad

National Criminal Intelligence Service

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts

National Forest Company

National Gallery

National Heritage Memorial Fund

National Library of Wales

National Lottery Commission

National Maritime Museum

National Museum of Science and Industry

National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

National Museums and Galleries of Wales

National Portrait Gallery

National Radiological Protection Board

National Research Development Corporation

National Savings and Investments, Department for

Natural Environment Research Council

Natural History Museum

New Opportunities Fund

North West Development Agency

Northern Ireland Court Service

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Northern Ireland Office

Northern Ireland Policing Board

Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority

Office of Fair Trading

Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner

Office of the Information Commissioner

Office of the PPP Arbiter

Office for National Statistics

Office of the Rail Regulator

Office of Telecommunications

Office of Water Services

One North East

Parole Board

Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

Pensions Compensation Board

Police Complaints Authority

Police Information Technology Organisation

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Police Service of Northern Ireland

Postal Services Commission

Privy Council Office

Probation Board for Northern Ireland

Public Health Laboratory Service Board

Public Record Office

Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales

Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

Radio Authority

Registrar of the Public Lending Right

Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries

Royal Armouries Museum

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Hospital, Chelsea

Scotland Office

Seafish Industry Authority

Sector Skills Development Agency

Security Industry Authority

Security and Intelligence Agencies

Serious Fraud Office

Simpler Trade Procedures Board

South East England Development Agency

South West of England Regional Development Agency

Sport England

Sports Council for Wales

Standards Board for England

Statistics Commission

Stonebridge Housing Action Trust

Strategic Rail Authority

Student Loans Company Ltd

Tate Gallery

Teacher Training Agency

Tower Hamlets Housing Action Trust

Trade and Industry, Department of

Transport, Department for

Treasury, HM

Treasury Solicitor's Department

UK Sport

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

Victoria and Albert Museum

Wales Office

Wales Tourist Board

Wallace Collection

Welsh Development Agency

Welsh Language Board

Westminster Foundation for Democracy

Work and Pensions, Department for

Wine Standards Board

Yorkshire Forward

Youth Justice Board for England and Wales


(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates bodies, for the financial year ending with 31st March 2004, for the purposes of section 10 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000. The Treasury intend that the "whole of government" accounts to be prepared for that year under section 9 of that Act should relate in part to each of the bodies designated by this Order, and the designation enables the Treasury to require those bodies to provide financial information in relation to that year.

(1) 2000 c. 20.

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