8 Parliamentary procedure |
36. The draft Order was laid under section 1
of the LRRA which enables Ministers to make provisions whose purpose
is 'removing or reducing any burden, or the overall burdens, resulting
directly or indirectly for any person from any legislation'.
Section 1(2)defines 'burden', amongst other things, as a financial
cost. Such definition is relevant in this case.
37. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
for Trade and Consumer Affairs at the Department of Business,
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform has recommended that the affirmative
resolution procedure under section 17 of the LRRA should apply.
26 LRRA, s1(1). Back