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National Lottery (Funding of Endowments) Bill


National Lottery (Funding of Endowments) Bill

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A

Bill

To

Make provision about the funding of endowments from distributions of

money out of the National Lottery Distribution Fund; and for connected

purposes.

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and

consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

 1     Funding of endowments

     (1)    The National Lottery etc. Act 1993 (c. 39) is amended as follows.

     (2)    In section 22 (apportionment of money in Distribution Fund), in subsection (3),

after the last paragraph there is inserted—

                         “(including, in each case, for establishing or contributing to

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endowments in connection with such expenditure)”.

     (3)    In section 25 (application of money by distributing bodies), after subsection (4)

there is inserted—

           “(5)              References in this section (however expressed) to the distribution of

money for meeting expenditure are to be construed as including

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distribution of money for the purpose of establishing, or contributing

to, endowments in connection with expenditure of the description

concerned.”

     (4)    In section 25B (joint schemes for distribution of money by distributing bodies),

after subsection (5) there is inserted—

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           “(6)              References in this section (however expressed) to distribution under

section 25(1) of money for meeting expenditure are to be construed in

accordance with section 25(5).”

     (5)    In section 38 (grants to charities etc), in subsection (1), at the end there is added

“, including grants for establishing or contributing to endowments in

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connection with such expenditure”.

 
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     (6)    In section 41 (grants from the Millennium Commission), in subsection (1), at

the end there is added “(including grants for establishing or contributing to

endowments in connection with such projects)”.

     (7)    In section 43B (functions of the New Opportunities Fund), in subsection (1)(a),

after “projects” there is inserted “(including grants for establishing or

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contributing to endowments in connection with projects)”.

     (8)    In section 44 (interpretation), in subsection (1), after the definition of

“education” there is inserted—

                    ““endowment” includes permanent endowment;”.

     (9)    The enactments amended by this section shall be deemed always to have had

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effect as so amended.

 2     Short title and extent

     (1)    This Act may be cited as the National Lottery (Funding of Endowments) Act

2003.

     (2)    This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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