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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Government Resources and Accounts Bill to be moved in Grand Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY
 
     Page 2, line 16, after ("requisition") insert (", request") 
     Page 2, line 21, after ("requisition") insert (", request") 
  
Clause 4
 
  
BY THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY
 
     Leave out Clause 4 and insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1) Where--
    (a)  money is paid into the Consolidated Fund or the National Loans Fund, and
    (b)  the money should not or need not have been paid into the Fund,
all or any part of the money may be paid out of the Fund in accordance with this section.
 
    (2)  In the case of the Consolidated Fund--
    (a)  the Comptroller and Auditor General shall on receipt of a requisition from the Treasury grant a credit on the Exchequer account at the Bank of England (or on its growing balance), and
    (b)  an issue shall be made on orders given to the Bank by the Treasury in accordance with a credit granted under paragraph (a).
    (3)  In the case of the National Loans Fund--
    (a)  the Comptroller and Auditor General shall at the request of the Treasury grant a credit on the National Loans Fund, and
    (b)  a payment out of the Fund shall be made by the Treasury in accordance with a credit granted under paragraph (a).
    (4)  A payment or issue made under this section shall be recorded in--
    (a)  the daily account under section 15(5) of the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1866 (Consolidated Fund), or
    (b)  the daily statement under section 1(2) of the National Loans Act 1968 (National Loans Fund).")
Payments in by error.
  
Clause 9
 
  
BY THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY
 
     Page 5, line 31, leave out subsection (3) and insert--
 
    ("(3)  The accounts shall contain such information in such form as the Treasury think fit.
 
    (4)  In determining the form and content of the accounts the Treasury shall aim to ensure that the accounts--
    (a)  present a true and fair view, and
    (b)  conform to generally accepted accounting practice subject to such adaptations as are necessary in the context.")
 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY
 
     Page 13, line 1, leave out from ("2") to second ("are") in line 2 
  
Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD McINTOSH OF HARINGEY
 
     Page 15, line 33, at end insert--
 
    (". Section 37 (unstamped vouchers) shall cease to have effect.")
 
     Page 17, line 3, leave out ("section 6") and insert ("sections 6(1) and 23(2)") 
     Page 17, line 17, leave out ("(6)") and insert ("(7)") 
     Page 17, line 18, at end insert-- 
 ("Tax Credits Act 1999 (c. 10) 
     . In section 5(2) of the Tax Credits Act 1999 (deductions before payment under section 10 of the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1866) for "accounts" there shall be substituted "account".") 
     Page 17, line 22, at end insert ("(and in the heading to the paragraph)") 
 
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