Orders of the Day — Import Duties [Money]

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd December 1957.

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Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees).—[Queen's recommendation signified.]

[Sir GORDON TOUCHE in the Chair]

Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to confer new powers to impose duties of customs in place of the powers conferred by the Import Duties Act, 1932, and to make other provision in connection therewith, it is expedient—

  1. (a) to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of certain expenses in connection with any board constituted by the Act of the present Session for the purpose (among others) of giving assistance to the Treasury and the Board of Trade in connection with their functions under the Act, namely—
    1. (i) in respect of members of the board, any expenses on account of their remuneration or allowances or on account of payments made to or in respect of them by way of pension, allowance or gratuity on ceasing to hold office or by way of provision for such a pension, allowance or gratuity; and
    2. (ii) in respect of the officers and servants of the board, any expenses on account of their remuneration, and any increase in the sums payable under the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1950, out of moneys provided by Parliament; and
    3. (iii) such expenses incurred by the board as may be authorised by the Act; and
  2. (b) to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any expenses which a Government department may incur tinder any provision for giving relief from duties imposed by the Act, and the payment into the Exchequer of any fees which a Government department may receive under any such provision.—[Mr. Powell.]

Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.