C $09 Supplement to’ Official Gazette No. 81, Vol."48, 9thNovember, 1961—Part\C The followingBill, which will in due course be presented to Parliament for enactment, is published for general information. ‘ ; NIGERIAN EX-SERVICEMEN’S WELFARE ASSOCIATION © (AMENDMENT) . ExpLANATORY MEMORANDUM The Nigerian Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare Association Ordinance ‘provides for thepreparation by regional councils of annual statements of accounts and for the audit of such accounts. It has been represented as desirable »., and in the interests of the Association that the Association should be given powerto give directions of a general nature to all regional councils regarding accounting procedure to ensure uniformity in the keeping of the Association’s accounts and to be able to demandthat at the end of every period of three _ months, copies of books and vouchers relating to expenditure during the quarter be forwarded by the regional councils to the headquarters of the Association whose audited annual statement of accounts will be based on those quarterly returns. Clause 2 seeks to give effect to this and the other clauses are machinery in relation thereto. . AHaji UsMaNn SARKI,. . Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs (Bills 755) . . NIGERIAN EX-SERVICEMEN’S WELFARE ASSOCIATION (AMENDMENT) . ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES Clause . 1. Short title, etc. 2. Section 15 of Ordinance replaced. 3, Section 16 of Ordinance amended. 4, Section 17 of Ordinance amended.