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Town And Country Planning Money

Volume 526: debated on Monday 5 April 1954

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Resolution reported,

That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make provision for compensation and other payments by reference to claims for payments under section fifty-eight of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947, and to amend certain provisions of that Act, and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid (in this resolution referred to as "the Act"), it is expedient to authorise—
  • A. The issue out of the Consolidated Fund of sums for the making by the Minister of Housing and Local Government and the Central Land Board (in this resolution referred to as "the Minister" and "the Board" respectively) of such payments by reference to such claims as aforesaid as are authorised to be made under the Act in respect of acts done or events taking place before the commencement of the Act.
  • B. The raising of money by the Treasury, in any manner in which they are authorised to raise money under the National Loans Act, 193'9, for the purpose of providing sums to be issued as mentioned in the preceding paragraph, or of providing for the replacement of sums so issued.>
  • C. The repayment of sums issued as mentioned in paragraph A of this resolution, together with interest thereon—
  • (1) by the payment into the Exchequer by the Minister, out of moneys provided by Parliament, of annual instalments, principal and interest combined, and
  • (2) by the payment into the Exchequer of any sums recovered by the Minister or the Board under the Act in respect of such payments as are mentioned in paragraph A of this resolution.
  • D. The issue out of the Consolidated Fund of sums paid into the Exchequer as mentioned in the last preceding paragraph, and the application of such sums, in so far as they represent principal, in redemption or repayment of debt, and, in so far as they represent interest, in payment of interest otherwise falling to be paid out of the permanent annual charge for the National Debt.
  • E. The payment out of moneys provided by Parliament—
  • (1) of sums for the making by the Minister of payments under the Act in respect of restrictions on development of land taking effect after the commencement of the Act;
  • (2) of the administrative expenses of the Minister and the Board under the Act;
  • (3) of any sums repayable by the Board under the Act in respect of development charges relating to the winning and working of minerals;
  • (4) of any sums payable under the Act by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in respect of payments of monopoly value on the grant, or provisional grant, of justices' on-licences;
  • (5) of any increase attributable to the provisions of the Act in the sums which under any other enactment are payable out of moneys so provided.
  • F. The cancellation or reduction, by virtue of the Act, of liabilities in respect of—
  • (1) a development charge where an equivalent deduction is made by reference to that charge either from any payment such as is mentioned in paragraph A of this resolution which would otherwise become payable, or from such a claim as aforesaid;
  • (2) development charges in respect of the provision of accommodation for agricultural workers;
  • (3) sums payable to the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in respect of such monopoly value as is mentioned in sub- paragraph (4) of paragraph E of this Resolution.
  • G. The payment into the Exchequer of any sums other than those mentioned in paragraph A. C. or E. of this resolution received by the Minister or the Board under the Act and not required by the Act to be dealt with in any other way.
  • Resolution agreed to.