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National Heritage Money

Volume 975: debated on Monday 3 December 1979

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Queen's Recommendation having been signified

Resolved,

That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to establish a National Heritage Fund for providing financial assistance for the acquisition, maintenance and preservation of land, buildings and objects of outstanding historic and other interest, to make new provision in relation to the arrangements for accepting property in satisfaction of capital transfer tax and estate duty and to provide for payments out of public funds in respect of the loss of or damage to objects loaned to or displayed in local museums and other institutions, it is expedient to authorise—

  • (a) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any sums required by any Minister for making payments under that Act; and
  • (b) the payment of any sums into the Consolidated Fund.—[Lord James Douglas-Hamilton.]