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House of Commons


Thursday 10th May 2007


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Finance Bill


(except Clauses 1, 3, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 25, 67 and 81 to 84, Schedules 1, 18, 22 and 23, and


New Clauses relating to Microgeneration)




Clause 5.


Question proposed, That the Clause stand part of the Bill.


Clause Agreed to.


Clauses 6 and 9 Agreed to.



Julia Goldsworthy


Dr Vincent Cable


Mr Colin Breed


Withdrawn  1


Clause  10,  page  6,  line  23,  at end insert—



After section 6(1A) there is inserted—



The Treasury may, by order made by statutory instrument, specify lower


rates of duty under subsection (1A) in respect of hydrocarbon oil


products sold in remote areas.



For the purposes of this section ‘remote areas’ shall be defined in


regulations made by the Treasury by statutory instrument.



Orders or regulations made under this section shall not come into force


unless approved by a resolution of the House of Commons.”.’.


Clause Agreed to.



Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10th May 2007          



Finance Bill, continued


Mrs Theresa Villiers


Mr Mark Francois


Mr Mark Hoban


Mr Paul Goodman


Mr David Evennett


Withdrawn  25


Clause  11,  page  8,  line  12,  at end add—



This section shall come into force on a day which the Treasury may by order





No order shall be made under subsection (11) unless the Treasury has compiled


and laid before the House of Commons a report containing an assessment of the


impact of vehicle excise duty on farming, agriculture and on rural areas.’.


Clause Agreed to.


Clauses 13 and 14 to 16 Agreed to.


[Adjourned till Tuesday next at 10.30 a.m.

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