Copyright Statement

The material featured on this site is subject to Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) copyright

All material may be downloaded, copied or reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where this material is being published or issued to others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged.

This permission to reproduce NIAO material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the Copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Accuracy of Information

The NIAO takes every effort to ensure that the information published on this web site is accurate. However, the NIAO cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or content. Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk.


The copying and use of the NIAO logo, and all related logos featured on this site is not permitted without prior approval of the NIAO. Permission requests should be directed to:

or apply in writing to:

The Communications Team,
Northern Ireland Audit Office
106 University Street
United Kingdom

Tell us who you are, the organisation you represent (if any), how and why you wish to use our logo. Please include your contact details name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail.

Hyperlinking To us...

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site.

However, we do not permit the use of our logos as promotional or hypertext objects.

By us...

NIAO are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked web sites and have no control over the operation of these sites or guarantee their availability.

Virus Protection

We make every effort to ensure any material being accessed or downloaded from our web site is safe to use. Nevertheless, we would advise that you apply your own anti virus checks as the material has been downloaded from the internet.

We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material from our web site.