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Government Resourses and Accounts Bill

This is the text of the Government Resourses and Accounts Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 18th November 1999.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by HM Treasury, are published separately as HC Bill 3- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Government Resources and Accounts Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Government Resourses and Accounts Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Supply
Clause 
1.Application of sums issued.
2.Appropriation in aid.
3.Consolidated and National Loans Funds: payments out.
4.Consolidated Fund: payment in by error.

Departmental accounts
5.Resource accounts: preparation.
6.Resource accounts: scrutiny.
7.Other departmental accounts.
8.Treatment of value added tax.
9.Comptroller and Auditor General: access to information.

Whole of government accounts
10.Preparation.
11.Scrutiny.

National Health Service
12.Health Authorities and Special Health Authorities.
13.Primary Care Trusts.

Welsh Assembly
14.Finance.

Public-private partnerships
15.Expenditure and assistance.
16.Section 15: interpretation.
17.Financial assistance: supplementary.

Miscellaneous
18.Alteration of timetables for accounts.
19.Treasury directions.
20.Examinations by Comptroller and Auditor General.
21.Reports of Comptroller and Auditor General.

General
22.Interpretation: use of resources.
23.Interpretation: financial year.
24.Amendments and repeals.
25.Commencement.
26.Short title.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Minor and Consequential Amendments.
    Schedule 2-Repeals.
 


 
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