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Amendment Paper as at
Monday 24th July 2000

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS


GOVERNMENT RESOURCES AND ACCOUNTS BILL

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Government Resources and Accounts Bill


    Lords Amendment No. 5

   

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

    Lords Amendment No. 6

   

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

    Lords Amendment No. 7

   

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

To move the following Amendments to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

   

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

(a)

Page     12,     line     20,     at end insert 'and'.

   

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

(b)

Page     12,     leave out lines 23 to 26 and insert—

    '(8) The Treasury may by order provide for section 8(1) to apply in relation to documents (in addition to those specified in section 8(2))—

      (a) of a specified description, or

      (b) which are held or controlled either by a body of a specified kind or in specified circumstances.

    (9) An order under subsection (8) may apply in respect of the examination of the accounts of a particular department or body or in respect of examinations under section 8(1) generally.

    (10) An order under subsection (6) or (8)—

      (a) shall be made by statutory instrument,

      (b) shall not be made unless the Treasury have consulted the Comptroller and Auditor General, and

      (c) shall not be made unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.'.

    Lords Amendment No. 8

   

Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


 
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