Budget (Scotland) Act 2004

2Direct-funded bodiesS

(1)Resources other than accruing resources may, in financial year 2004/05, be used by the direct-funded bodies mentioned in column 1 of schedule 3 for the purposes specified in that column—

(a)so far as the use of resources consists of incurring liability in respect of recoverable VAT, without limit as to amount, and

(b)in any other case, up to the amounts specified in the corresponding entries in column 2.

(2)Accruing resources of the types specified in column 3 of schedule 3 may, in financial year 2004/05, be used by those bodies for the purposes specified in the corresponding entries in column 1 up to the amounts specified in column 4.

(3)Accruing resources in respect of recoverable VAT may, in financial year 2004/05, be used, without limit as to amount, by any direct-funded body mentioned in column 1 of schedule 3 for any purpose for which resources are authorised to be used by that body by virtue of subsection (1).

(4)Accruing resources of the types specified in column 1 of each Part of schedule 4 may, in financial year 2004/05, be used by the direct-funded body to which that Part relates for the purposes specified in the corresponding entries in column 2 up to the overall amount specified at the end of that Part.

(5)In this section, references to recoverable VAT are to value added tax in respect of which a claim for a refund may be made by the direct-funded body concerned under section 41(3) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23).