Amendments proposed to the Government of Wales Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

147

Clause     120,     page     65,     line     11,     leave out 'to the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

151

Clause     120,     page     65,     line     16,     after 'borrowed', insert 'from the Secretary of State'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

238

Clause     124,     page     66,     line     36,     leave out 'approving' and insert 'authorising'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

239

Clause     125,     page     67,     line     22,     leave out from 'motions' to end of line 36 and insert '(referred to in this Act as a "supplementary Budget motion") for either or both of the purposes specified in subsections (2) and (2A).

    (2)   A supplementary Budget motion may approve a variation in any one or more of the following—

      (a) the amount of resources authorised to be used in the financial year by a relevant person, or pursuant to a relevant enactment, for any service or purpose,

      (b) the amount of resources accruing to a relevant person in the financial year and authorised to be retained by that person to be used for any service or purpose, and

      (c) the amount authorised to be paid out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund in the financial year to a relevant person, or for use pursuant to a relevant enactment, for any service or purpose.

    (2A)   A supplementary Budget motion may authorise any one or more of the following—

      (a) the amount of resources which may be used in the financial year by a relevant person, or pursuant to a relevant enactment, for a service or purpose specified in the motion,

      (b) the amount of resources accruing to a relevant person in the financial year which may be retained by that person to be used for a service or purpose so specified, and

      (c) the amount which may be paid out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund in the financial year to a relevant person, or for use pursuant to a relevant enactment, for a service or purpose so specified.'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

120

Clause     125,     page     67,     line     45,     at end add—

    '(5)   For each financial year, Welsh Ministers must table a supplementary budget motion under this section in respect of any amounts in respect of each relevant person that exceed the total amounts previously approved by the Assembly in respect of motions tabled under this section or sections 124, 126 or 127.

    (6)   The excesses referred to in subsection (5) must be determined by reference to the audited accounts of each relevant person.

    (7)   A motion under subsection (5) may only be moved after the Audit Committee has reported to the Assembly in respect of the excesses under section 142(1) or has intimated that it does not intend to make such a report.'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

240

Clause     127,     page     68,     line     24,     after 'by' insert 'virtue of'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

241

Clause     127,     page     68,     line     27,     after 'by' insert 'virtue of'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

242

Clause     127,     page     68,     line     35,     leave out 'approve' and insert 'authorise'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

243

Clause     127,     page     69,     line     4,     leave out 'those sections' and insert 'virtue of sections 124 and 125'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

260

*Clause     130,     page     70,     line     14,     after 'accordance', insert 'with subsection (1A) and'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

261

*Clause     130,     page     70,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The accounts must include projected budget figures and outturn figures.'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

253

*Clause     130,     page     70,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The accounts must include details of the financial affairs and transactions of the Counsel General.'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

254

*Clause     130,     page     70,     line     38,     leave out 'by the Welsh Ministers'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

255

*Clause     132,     page     71,     line     36,     leave out 'and finances of the Welsh Ministers' and insert 'of the Welsh Ministers and the finances of the Welsh Ministers and the Counsel General'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

256

*Clause     132,     page     72,     line     1,     leave out 'and finances of the Welsh Ministers' and insert 'of the Welsh Ministers and the finances of the Welsh Ministers and the Counsel General'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

257

*Clause     134,     page     72,     line     40,     after 'Ministers' insert 'and the Counsel General'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

258

*Clause     134,     page     72,     line     43,     at end insert 'or the Counsel General'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

264

*Clause     134,     page     73,     line     4,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

259

*Clause     135,     page     73,     line     25,     at end insert 'and the Counsel General'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

262

*Clause     136,     page     73,     line     39,     after 'accordance', insert 'with subsection (1A) and'.

   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

263

*Clause     136,     page     73,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The accounts must include projected budget figures and outturn figures.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

265

*Clause     139,     page     75,     line     43,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mrs Theresa Villiers

266

*Page     76,     line     2,     leave out Clause 140.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

115

Schedule     8,     page     127,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(5) Any expenditure of the Auditor General, so far as not met out of sums received and used in accordance with section 119(2) and sub-paragraph (3) above, shall be payable out of the Welsh Consolidated Fund.'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Adam Price
Hywel Williams

116

Schedule     8,     page     128,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The estimates laid under sub-paragraph (3) for each financial year shall form the basis of the budget motion to be moved under section 124 in respect of the Auditor General.'.


   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

41

Schedule     9,     page     136,     line     33,     at end insert 'or the Assembly'.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

42

Schedule     9,     page     140,     line     14,     after 'Counsel General', insert 'or the Assembly'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

244

Schedule     10,     page     160,     leave out line 2 and insert 'for sub-paragraph (4) substitute—

    "(4) Before laying before the Assembly with modifications an estimate submitted in accordance with sub-paragraph (2), the committee or committees must—

            (a)   consult the Ombudsman, and

            (b)   take into account any representations which the Ombudsman may make.".'.


   

Mr Secretary Hain

245

Clause     161,     page     90,     line     11,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   A statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (2) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'.


   

Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Mr Dominic Grieve
Mr David Mundell
Mr Patrick McLoughlin
Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams

Adam Price

49

Schedule     11,     page     161,     line     22,     leave out paragraphs 4 and 5.

   

Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Hywel Williams
Adam Price

128

Schedule     11,     page     162,     line     1,     leave out paragraph 5.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

246

Schedule     11,     page     166,     line     1,     leave out 'members of that Assembly as those members' and insert 'persons who at that time held office as an Assembly Secretary and are members of that Assembly as those persons'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

247

Schedule     11,     page     166,     line     9,     at end insert 'who immediately before the beginning of the initial period held office as an Assembly Secretary'.

   

Mr Secretary Hain

248

Schedule     11,     page     167,     line     39,     leave out sub-paragraph (3).

   

Mr Secretary Hain

249

Schedule     11,     page     178,     line     12,     at end insert—

      'Transfers of Assembly functions: laying of reports and statements

    33A (1) This paragraph applies where—

            (a)   a function to make or receive a report or statement was transferred to, or made exercisable by, the Assembly constituted by the Government of Wales Act 1998 (c.38) by an Order in Council under section 22 of that Act,

            (b)   the function has been transferred to, or made exercisable, by the Welsh Ministers, the First Minister, the Counsel General or the Assembly Commission by or by virtue of paragraph 28 or 29, and

            (c)   immediately before the transfer of the function to that Assembly, any enactment made provision ("provision for Parliamentary laying") for a report or statement made or received in the exercise of the function to be laid before Parliament or either House of Parliament by the person making or receiving it.

    (2) The provision for Parliamentary laying applies to the exercise of the function by the Welsh Ministers, the First Minister, the Counsel General or the Assembly Commission as if it required the report or statement to be laid before the Assembly instead of before Parliament or either House of Parliament.

    (3) In this paragraph and paragraph 33B, references to a report or statement include any other document (except one containing subordinate legislation).

    33B (1) This paragraph applies where—

            (a)   a function to make or receive a report or statement was conferred or imposed on the Assembly constituted by the Government of Wales Act 1998 (c.38) by a pre-commencement enactment,

            (b)   the function has been transferred to the Welsh Ministers, the First Minister, the Counsel General or the Assembly Commission by or by virtue of paragraph 28 or 29, and

            (c)   immediately before the transfer, any enactment made provision for a report or statement made or received in the exercise of the function (or the matter contained in such a report or statement) to be published by that Assembly.

    (2) A copy of the report or statement must be laid before the Assembly after it has been made or received.'.

 
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