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Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 14 March 2011      

430

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

‘(1ZA)    

In borrowing sums under subsection (1), the Scottish Ministers must have regard

 

to any code of practice agreed by them and the Treasury.

 

(1ZB)    

A code of practice agreed under subsection (1ZA) may include provision as to—

 

(a)    

how the Scottish Ministers are to determine and keep under review how

 

much they can afford to borrow,

 

(b)    

the terms and conditions on which sums may be borrowed,

 

(c)    

limits on the aggregate at any time outstanding in respect of the principal

 

of sums borrowed.’.

 

Mr Stewart Hosie

 

Mr Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  54

 

Clause  32,  page  24,  line  23,  leave out from ‘may’ to ‘any’ in line 24 and insert

 

‘borrow’.

 

Mr Stewart Hosie

 

Mr Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  55

 

Clause  32,  page  24,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(1C)    

In borrowing any sums under subsection (1A), the Scottish Ministers must have

 

regard to any code of practice agreed by them and the Treasury.

 

(1D)    

A code of practive agreed under subsection (1C) may include provision as to—

 

(a)    

how the Scottish Ministers are to determine and keep under review how

 

much they can afford to borrow,

 

(b)    

the terms and conditions on which sums may be borrowed,

 

(c)    

limits on the aggregate at any time outstanding in respect of the principal

 

of sums borrowed.’.

 

Mr Stewart Hosie

 

Mr Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  53

 

Clause  32,  page  24,  line  31,  leave out subsections (6) to (8) and insert—

 

‘(5A)    

Subsections (2) and (3) are omitted.’.

 

Mr Stewart Hosie

 

Mr Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  56

 

Clause  32,  page  24,  leave out line 38 to line 5 on page 25.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 14 March 2011      

431

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Stewart Hosie

 

Mr Angus Robertson

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr Angus Brendan MacNeil

 

Dr Eilidh Whiteford

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Not called  57

 

Clause  32,  page  25,  leave out subsection (10).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Secretary Moore

 

Agreed to  31

 

Clause  33,  page  25,  line  31,  leave out ‘the amount specified as’.

 

Mr Secretary Moore

 

Agreed to  32

 

Clause  33,  page  26,  line  2,  leave out from second ‘exceeding’ to end of line 3 and

 

insert—

 

‘(i)    

in the case of a summary offence, level 5 on the standard scale,

 

(ii)    

in the case of an offence triable either way, the statutory

 

maximum,’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 34 to 37 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Secretary Moore

 

Agreed to  65

 

Clause  38,  page  28,  line  5,  leave out ‘made by statutory instrument’.

 

Mr Secretary Moore

 

Agreed to  66

 

Clause  38,  page  28,  line  9,  leave out ‘made by statutory instrument’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 39 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 14 March 2011      

432

 

Scotland Bill, continued

 
 

Orders

 

Mr Secretary Moore

 

Added  NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Any power to make an order conferred by this Act is exercisable by statutory

 

instrument.’.

 

Progress reported


 
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