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Energy Bill [money]

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 22 January 2008

Queen’s recommendation having been signified––

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with Bills),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Energy Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—

(1) any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State by virtue of the Act;

(2) any expenditure incurred by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority by virtue of the Act; and

(3) any increase attributable to the Act in sums payable out of money so provided under another enactment.—[Steve McCabe.]

Question agreed to.

ENERGY BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with Bills),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Energy Bill, it is expedient to authorise—

(1) the levying of charges under or by virtue of the Act in connection with functions of the Secretary of State (including such functions which are transferred by virtue of the Act to another person);

(2) the levying of charges by virtue of the Act in connection with the termination of licences relating to the storage of carbon dioxide;

(3) the levying of charges by virtue of the Act in connection with costs incurred by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority or the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation;

(4) the imposition, by virtue of the Act, of charges under licences issued under the Electricity Act 1989 or the Gas Act 1986; and

(5) the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund.—[Steve McCabe.]

Question agreed to.

DELEGATED LEGISLATION

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

Police

That the draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 17 December, be approved.—[Steve McCabe.]

Question agreed to.

Ordered,

Radioactive Contaminated Land

That the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3245), dated 12 November 2007, the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3250), dated 13 November 2007, the Radioactive Contaminated Land Regulations (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3236), dated 12 November 2007, and the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3240), dated 12 November 2007, be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—[Steve McCabe.]

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

Ordered,

That, at the sitting on Thursday 24 January, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of the Motions in the name of Ms Harriet Harman relating to Members’ Salaries (Expression of Opinion), Members’ Salaries, Parliamentary Pensions and Members’ Allowances not later than Five o’clock; such Questions shall include the Questions on any Amendments selected by the Speaker which may then be moved; proceedings may continue after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.—[Steve McCabe.]

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