2 Consequential amendments.E+W+S+N.I.
(1)For section 4(2) of the M1Ministerial and other Salaries Act 1975 (amounts to be construed as maximum amounts) there shall be substituted—
“(2)The amount provided for by or under this Act as the amount of any salary payable out of money provided by Parliament shall be taken to be the maximum amount so payable; and accordingly the salary so payable in any year may be of a less amount than that provided for.”.
(2)In paragraph 1(1) of Part V of Schedule 1 to the 1975 Act (Ministerial salaries)—
(a)for “stated in relation to that office in column 2” there shall be substituted “ provided for ”, and
(b)for “so stated” there shall be substituted “ provided for ”.
(3)In paragraph 1 of Part II of Schedule 2 to the 1975 Act (Opposition leaders and whips), for “stated in relation to that person in column 2” there shall be substituted “ provided for ”.