Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:45 pm on 5th April 2005.

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Photo of Baroness Noakes Baroness Noakes Spokespersons In the Lords, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform 7:45 pm, 5th April 2005

moved Amendment No. 3:

Page 7, line 11, at end insert—

"( ) Where the Commissioner or a number of commissioners delegate a function to a committee by virtue of subsection (1)(b), and that committee includes a majority of persons who are neither commissioners nor staff of the commissioners nor officers of Customs and Excise

(a) the Commissioner or those commissioners shall monitor the exercise of the function by that committee;

(b) in the exercise of the function, the members of the committee shall comply with any direction of the commissioners or those commissioners."