8.3.4-Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016
4. Accounts and audit,-
(1) The Authority shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records as given in to these rules and prepare an annual statement of accounts in such form as may be specified by the Central Government in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
(2) The accounts of the Authority shall be audited annually by the Internal Audit Party of the Office of Chief Controller of Accounts and Comptroller and Auditor-General of India at Such intervals and any expenditure incurred in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Authority to the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
(3) The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Authority shall have the same rights and privileges and authority in Connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor General generally has in connection with the audit of the Government accounts and, in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect any of the offices of the Authority.
(4) The accounts of the Authority as certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person appointed by him in this behalf together with the audit report thereon shall be forwarded annually to the Central Government and that Government shall cause the same to be laid before each House of Parliament.
Schedule I -IEPF(Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016
REGISTERS AND BOOKS OF ACCOUNT TO BE MAINTAINED BY THE AUTHORITY
(i) Register of Shares transferred under sub-section (6) of section 124
(ii) Central Cash Book
(iii) Company wise Ledger
(iv) General Ledger
(v) Cashier’s Cash Book
(vi) Bank Ledger (vii) Register of Assets
(viii) Investment Register
(ix) Claim Register
(x) Refund Register
(xi) Suspense Register
(xii) Documents Register
(xiii) Any other register or Book as decided by Authority