The general manager of a council must ensure that:
(a) the provisions of the Act, this Regulation and any other written law relating to councils' financial obligations or the keeping of accounts by councils are complied with, and
(b) effective measures are taken to secure the effective, efficient and economical management of financial operations within each division of the council's administration, and
(c) authorising and recording procedures are established to provide effective control over the council's assets, liabilities, revenue and expenditure and secure the accuracy of the accounting records, including a proper division of accounting responsibilities among the council's staff, and
(d) lines of authority and the responsibilities of members of the council's staff for related tasks are clearly defined.