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Israel Company Law 1999


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Companies Law 1999

Chapter 4: Internal Auditor in a Public Company


146. (a) The board of directors of a public company shall appoint an internal auditor; the internal auditor shall be appointed at the proposal of the audit committee.

(b) A person who has an interest in the company, who is an office holder in the company or is a relative of any of these, as well as the auditor or any person acting on his behalf shall not act as internal auditor of the company.

Duty to appoint internal auditor

147. The provisions of sections 3(a), 4(b), 8 to 10 and 14(b) and (c) of the Internal Audit Law, 5752-19926 shall apply to the internal auditor, subject to the provisions of this Chapter, and mutatis mutandis as the case may be.

Internal Audit Law

148. The internal auditor shall be responsible to the chairman of the board of directors or the general manager, as may be prescribed in the articles of association, or, in the absence of a provision in the articles of association, as the board of directors may determine.

Person responsible for internal auditor

149. The internal auditor shall submit a proposal for an annual or periodical work program for the approval of the board of directors, or for the approval of the audit committee, as provided in the articles of association, or in the absence of a provision in the articles of association, as prescribed by the board of directors, and the board of directors or the audit committee, as the case may be, shall approve it, with such amendments as they see fit.

Work program

150. The chairman of the board of directors or the chairman of the audit committee may require the internal auditor to perform an internal audit, in addition to the work program, regarding matters requiring urgent examination.

Urgent examination

151. The internal auditor shall examine, inter alia, the propriety of acts of the company from the point of view of compliance with the law and proper business administration.

Role of internal auditor

152. The internal auditor shall submit a report of his findings to the chairman of the board of directors, to the general manager and to the chairman of the audit committee; a report relating to matters audited pursuant to section 150 shall be provided to whoever charged the internal auditor with carrying out the audit.

Submitting of reports

153. (a) The office of an internal auditor shall not be terminated without his consent, nor shall he be suspended from his position, unless the board of directors has so resolved after hearing the opinion of the audit committee, and after giving the internal auditor a reasonable opportunity to present his case to the board of directors and to the audit committee.

(b) For the purposes of subsection (a), the quorum required to open a meeting of the board of directors shall be no less than a majority of the members of the board of directors, notwithstanding the provisions at the end of section 104.

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