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Audit offices of the savings bank and giro associations according to the Auditors' Regulations Registration

Quality control is carried out by auditors registered with the competent body in their own practice or auditing companies (auditors for quality control).

The following paragraphs of the Auditing Regulations (WPO) apply accordingly to quality control at audit bodies of the savings banks and giro associations, insofar as these are members of the competent body and state law does not provide otherwise with regard to the obligation to carry out quality control:

  • § 57a paragraph 1 sentence 1, paragraph 3 to 5, paragraph 6 sentences 1 to 9, paragraphs 7 to 8 WPO
  • §§ 57b to 57d WPO
  • § 66a paragraph 1 sentence 1, paragraph 3 sentences 1 to 3, paragraph 5 sentence 1, paragraph 6 sentence 5 WPO
  • § 66b WPO
  • § 136 WPO

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the Chamber of Auditors.

This procedure can also be handled through a "point of single contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the state for service providers.

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Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.

What are the fees?

Fees apply in accordance with the scale of fees of the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.

Processing duration

Processing Time: 3 Months
§ 4b Auditing Regulations (WPO)

Applications / forms

The application for admission to the examination must be submitted in writing to the competent authority.

Chamber of Auditors

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)

Further Links

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