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Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Subsection (4)

24.This defines the term “overall cash authorisation” for a given financial year. For the purposes of the Act, this term means the maximum amount that may be paid from the Fund in that year. The amount is set in the Budget Act for the year.

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