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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 25th March 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE A


INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE) BILL

Mr Alan Johnson That, during proceedings on the Industrial Development (Financial Assistance) Bill, the Committee do meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at five minutes to Nine o'clock and at half-past Two o'clock.

   

Mr Michael Fallon
Mr Henry Bellingham

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     4,     leave out '£3,700 million' and insert '£3,000 million'.

   

Mr Michael Fallon
Mr Henry Bellingham

2

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     leave out '£600 million' and insert '£200 million'.

   

Mr Michael Fallon
Mr Henry Bellingham

3

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     at end add—

    '(5A)   Before any order is laid under subsection 5 above, the Secretary of State shall make a report to Parliament on how the financial assistance provided under the previous limit has satisfied the criteria set out in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection (1) of this section.'.


NEW CLAUSES

Annual Report

   

Mr Michael Fallon
Mr Henry Bellingham

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—The Secretary of State shall make an Annual Report to Parliament on the use of the financial assistance limited by the provisions of section 1.'.


Commencement

   

Mr Michael Fallon
Mr Henry Bellingham

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

       'Section 1 of this Act shall not come into effect until the Secretary of State has made a report to Parliament on the efficacy of each of the schemes supported under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982 since the limit laid down in section 8(5) of that Act was first increased by order.'.


Commencement (No. 2)

   

Mr Michael Fallon
Mr Henry Bellingham

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—Section 1 of this Act shall not come into effect until the Secretary of State has made a report to Parliament on—

      (a) the efficacy of each of the schemes supported under section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982 since the limit laid down in section 8(5) of that Act was first increased by order; and

      (b) the future administration of the business support schemes financed by section 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982.'.


Commencement and continuance in force

   

Mr Henry Bellingham

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The provisions of this Act other than this section shall come into force in accordance with provision made by the Secretary of State by order.

    (2)   This Act shall (subject to subsection (3)) cease to have effect at the end of the period of two years beginning with the day on which it is brought into force.

    (3)   The Secretary of State may by order provide that the provisions of this Act shall continue in force for a further specified period not exceeding two years.

    (4)   Orders under this section shall be made by statutory instrument.

    (5)   No order under this section shall be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.'.


 
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