Clause 17 - Requirement of evidence or security

Part of Finance Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:15 pm on 15th May 2003.

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Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment proposed: No. 1, in

clause 17, page 15, line 42, at end insert­{**pa**}

'(6) If the Commissioners enforce their security to secure payment of any VAT that is due from a person other than the taxable person, the taxable person may recover the amount of that VAT from that other person.'.{**pa**}­[Mr. Stephen O'Brien.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:­

The Committee divided: Ayes 9, Noes 16.