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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 15th January 2008

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

European Communities (Finance) Bill


 

Clauses 1 and 2 Agreed to.

 

New Clause

 

Commencement

 

Mr Philip Hammond

 

Mr Mark Hoban

 

Mr David Gauke

 

Justine Greening

 

Negatived on division  NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This Act shall come into force on such day as the Treasury shall by order specify.

 

(2)    

The day specified in the order made under subsection (1) shall not be earlier than

 

fourteen days after the date on which the condition has been satisfied.

 

(3)    

The condition referred to in subsection (2) is that the Treasury shall have laid

 

before both Houses of Parliament a report on the review by the European

 

Commission covering all aspects of EU spending, including the CAP, and of

 

resources, including the UK rebate, as provided for at paragraph 80 of the

 

“Financial Perspective 2007-13” issued by the European Council in December

 

2005, including a certificate that the Treasury considers that the outcome of the

 

review is satisfactory to the interests of the United Kingdom.’.

 

Bill read a third time on division and passed

 


 
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