Orders of the Day — Land Commission [Money]

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th May 1966.

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That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to provide for the establishment of a Land Commission, to make provision as to the finances of the Commission and to confer on the Commission powers to acquire, manage and dispose of land, to impose a betterment levy in respect of land, and for other purposes, it is expedient to authorise—

  1. (1) the issue out of the Consolidated Fund or raising by borrowing of such sums as may be required to be so issued or raised in consequence of any provision of the said Act of the present Session whereby, subject to a limit of £75 million on the aggregate amount outstanding by way of principal in respect of the advances, the Treasury may make advances out of the Consolidated Fund to the Land Commission for the purposes of the Land Acquisition and Management Fund established under that Act;
  2. (2) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of—
    1. (a) any expenses incurred by the Land Commission in consequence of any provision of the said Act; and
    2. (b) any expenses incurred by any government department (except the Postmaster-General) in the provision of premises, facilities or services for the Land Commission.