Statutory Instruments

2020 No. 1530

Government Resources And Accounts

The Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020


14th December 2020

Laid before Parliament

16th December 2020

Coming into force

31st January 2021

The Treasury make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 4A(3) and (4) of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000(1).

In accordance with section 4A(8) of that Act the Treasury have consulted, where they think it appropriate, the Scottish Ministers, the Department of Finance and Personnel for Northern Ireland and the Welsh Ministers.

Title, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020.

(2) This Order comes into force on 31st January 2021.

(3) In this Order, “the principal Order” means the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) Order 2020(2).

Amendments to the principal Order

2.—(1) The principal Order is amended as follows.

(2) For the Schedule (designated bodies) to the principal Order, substitute the Schedule set out in the Schedule to this Order.

Rebecca Harris

James Morris

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

14th December 2020

Article 2(2)

SCHEDULESchedule to be substituted for the Schedule to the principal Order

SCHEDULEDesignated Bodies

PART 1Ministry of Defence

PART 2Home Office

PART 3Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

PART 4Department of Health and Social Care

PART 5Department for Work and Pensions

PART 6Department for Education

PART 7Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

PART 8Department for Transport

PART 9Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

PART 10Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

PART 11Ministry of Justice

PART 12Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

PART 13HM Revenue and Customs

PART 14HM Treasury

PART 15Cabinet Office

PART 16Scotland Office and Office of the Advocate General

PART 17Northern Ireland Office

PART 18Food Standards Agency

PART 19The National Archives

PART 20Export Credits Guarantee Department


(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Estimates and Accounts) Order 2020 (S.I. 2020/251) (“the principal Order”), which designates specified central government bodies in relation to named government departments for the purpose of those departments’ supply estimates and resource accounts.

A new Schedule is substituted for the Schedule to the principal Order. The effect of this amendment is that additional bodies are designated, the names of some bodies are changed and some bodies are no longer designated.

The designations have effect for the financial year which ends on 31st March 2021.

An impact assessment has not been prepared for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sector is foreseen. An Explanatory Memorandum is available alongside the instrument on www.legislation.gov.uk.


2000 c.20. Section 4A was inserted into the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 by section 43(2) of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 (c.25).


S.I. 2020/251, amended by S.I. 2020/942.


1997 c.50. The independent monitor is appointed under section 119B of the Police Act 1997. Section 119B was inserted by section 28 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (c.47).


2002 c.29. Sections 47H, 127H and 195H were inserted respectively by sections 55(2), 56(2) and 57(2) of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c.26) and section 303E was inserted by section 15 of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c.22).


Section 14D was inserted by section 25(1) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c.7).


2011 c.25. Paragraphs (ba) to (bd) of section 149(7) were inserted by paragraph 184(c) of Schedule 5 to the Health and Social Care Act 2012.


2002 c.9. Section 127(2) was amended by paragraph 302 of Schedule 4 to the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c.4) and section 36 of the Infrastructure Act 2015 (c.7).