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Food Standards Act 1999

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(1)There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown by virtue of this Act;

(b)any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other Act.

(2)Any expenditure incurred by the Agency shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament unless it is met from money paid or appropriated under subsection (3) (or from money which the Agency is authorised by virtue of any relevant provision to apply for the purpose).

(3)Sums may be—

(a)paid by the National Assembly for Wales;

(b)paid out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund; or

(c)appropriated by Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly,

for the purpose of meeting any of the expenditure of the Agency.

(4)Any sums received by the Agency, other than—

(a)money provided by Parliament or paid or appropriated under subsection (3);

(b)receipts which are, by virtue of provision made by or under any enactment, payable—

(i)to the National Assembly for Wales;

(ii)into the Scottish Consolidated Fund; or

(iii)into the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland,

or which would be so payable but for any relevant provision relating to those receipts; and

(c)other receipts specified, or of a description specified, in a determination under subsection (5),

shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.

(5)The Treasury, the National Assembly for Wales, the Scottish Ministers and the Department of Finance and Personnel for Northern Ireland acting jointly may determine that any sums received by the Agency which are specified, or of a description specified, in the determination shall (instead of being payable into the Consolidated Fund by virtue of subsection (4)) be payable to the National Assembly for Wales, into the Scottish Consolidated Fund or into the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland, subject to any relevant provision relating to such sums.

(6)A determination under subsection (5) may be revoked or amended by a further determination.

(7)Schedule 4 (accounts and audit) has effect.

(8)In this section—

  • “enactment” means an enactment contained in an Act, an Act of the Scottish Parliament or in Northern Ireland legislation;

  • “relevant provision” means—

    (a)

    provision made by or under any Act as to the disposal of or accounting for sums payable to the National Assembly for Wales;

    (b)

    provision made by or under the [1998 c. 46.] Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament as to the disposal of or accounting for sums payable into the Scottish Consolidated Fund; and

    (c)

    provision made by or under any Act or any Northern Ireland legislation as to the disposal of or accounting for sums payable into the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland.

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