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The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Transitional, Transitory and Saving Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2000

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Payment of sums out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund

2.—(1) Until the commencement of subsections (2) to (5) of section 4 of the 2000 Act (payments out of the Fund)(1), subsection (1) of that section shall have effect as if the reference in it to the rules in that section were a reference to paragraph (2) of this article.

(2) A sum may be paid out of the Fund as mentioned in subsection (1) of that section in financial year 2000/01 only–

(a)for a purpose specified for that year by Budget Act as a purpose for which payments out of the Fund are authorised to be made in that financial year; and

(b)if it falls within the amount specified by Budget Act as the maximum amount which may be paid out of the Fund for that purpose in that year.


Subsections (2) to (5) of section 4 of the 2000 Act are due to come into force on 1st April 2001, by virtue of article 2(4) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/10).

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