Limit on indebtedness of Board and their subsidiariesE+W+S+N.I.
16(1)The aggregate of the following amounts, namely—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)the amounts outstanding in respect of the principal of money borrowed by the Board under the provisions applied by paragraph 15(2) otherwise than from a subsidiary of theirs; and
(b)the amounts outstanding in respect of the principal of money borrowed by any subsidiary of the Board otherwise than from the Board or another subsidiary of the Board,
shall not at any time exceed £275 million or such greater sum, not exceeding £325 million, as the Minister may from time to time, with the consent of the Treasury, by order specify.
(2)No order shall be made under sub-paragraph (1) unless a draft thereof has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the House of Commons.