Orders of the Day — Land Drainage (Scotland) [Money]

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th December 1957.

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Resolution reported,

That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make provision with respect to the drainage of agricultural land in Scotland, it is expedient to authorise—

A. The payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any expenses incurred under the said Act by the Secretary of State—

  1. (i) in making grants towards any expenditure incurred by persons empowered by an order made under the said Act by the Secretary of State to execute works specified in such order, being grants amounting to not more than one half of such expenditure so far as approved by the Secretary of State as having been reasonably incurred for the purpose of, or in the course of, the discharge by the said persons of their functions under such order or the said Act other than expenditure incurred for the purpose of, or in the course of, maintaining any works executed in pursuance of the order;
  2. (ii) in executing or maintaining any works specified in such an order;
  3. (iii) which are administrative expenses.

B. The payment into the Exchequer of any sums received under the said Act by the Secretary of State.

Resolution agreed to.