ACCOUNTS OF THE DAIRY DISPOSAL CO., LTD., AND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES.
Committee of Public Accounts.
I have to forward herewith (in duplicate) for submission to the Committee of Public Accounts:—
(1) A copy of the Consolidated Balance Sheet of the Daíry Disposal Company, Limited, and Associated Companies for the year ended 31st December, 1944; and
(2) A Reconcilement showing the amount due by the Dairy Disposal Company, Limited, to the Exchequer as at 31st December, 1944.
As regards the return which has hitherto been furnished showing the expenditure each year out of the provision in the Vote for Agriculture on the purchase of creameries since the commencement of the scheme in March, 1927, I have to state that no expenditure was charged to the Vote in the year 1943/44 and the figures in the return furnished to the Committee in connection with the 1942/43 Appropriation Accounts accordingly stand.
(Signed) D. TWOMEY,
12th May, 1945.
An Roinn Talmhaoíchta.
THE DAIRY DISPOSAL CO., LTD., AND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES. CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET AS AT 31st DECEMBER, 1944.
We have examined the foregoing Consolidated Balance Sheet as made up to 31st December, 1944. It covers the Balance Sheets as already audited and certified by us of Newmarket Dairy Co. 1932 Ltd., Condensed Milk Co. of Ireland 1928 Ltd., Cleeves Confectionery Limerick Ltd., Northern Irish Condensed Milk Distributors Ltd., as well as the Balance Sheet of the Dairy Disposal Co. Ltd. We have received all the information and explanations we have required, and, in our opinion, such Balance Sheet is properly drawn up so as to exhibit a true and correct view of the combined state of affairs according to the best of our information and the explanations given to us and shown by the books and records of the respective Companies.
RECONCILEMENT SHOWING THE AMOUNT DUE BY THE DAIRY DISPOSAL COMPANY TO THE EXCHEQUER AS AT 31st DECEMBER, 1944.