Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament;
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by sections 112(1) and (2), 113 and 129(1) of the Scotland Act 1998(1) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:
Citation, commencement and interpretation
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Appropriations) Amendment Order 1999 and shall come into force on the day following that on which it is made.
(2) In this Order, “the principal Order” means the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Appropriations) Order 1999(2).
Amendment of the principal Order
2.—(1) The principal Order is amended as follows.
(2) In article 2(1), for “£14,038,349,000” there is substituted “£14,505,690,000”.
(3) For the Schedule there is substituted the Schedule set out in the Schedule to this Order.
A. K. Galloway
Clerk of the Privy Council
SCHEDULESchedule to be substituted for the Schedule to the principal Order
“SCHEDULESchedule of sums appropriated out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund, and sums appropriated in aid in addition thereto, for the year ending on 31st March 2000
Sum appropriated in aid
1. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on market support; support for agriculture in special areas including crofting communities; for structural measures (including agri-environmental measures); compensation to sheep producers and animal health; agricultural education; advisory, research and development services; botanical and scientific services; assistance to production marketing and processing; administration land management and other agricultural services; assistance to the Scottish fishing industry; fishery protection; other services including fisheries research and development and special services; natural heritage; environment protection; rural affairs; flood prevention and coastal protection; air quality monitoring and other water grants.
2. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on revenue support grants and payment of non-domestic rates in Scotland; special grants relating to council tax and spend-to-save scheme; housing subsidies; financial support for Scottish Homes, new housing partnerships; sponsorship of Energy Action Scotland, other expenditure, contributions and grants relating to housing; historic buildings and monuments (including administration); other central and environmental services including flood and storm emergencies; special financial assistance for Dunblane, sites for travelling people and residual grants to housing associations; roads and certain associated services, including the acquisition of land, lighting, road safety, work on roads on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and related services; assistance to local transport; support for transport services in the highlands and islands; piers and harbours; grant aid to British Waterways in respect of Scotland’s inland waterways; funding for most of the rail services in Scotland; other rail grants; certain other transport services and grants; grants for other services on the social inclusion partnership fund; other urban regeneration initiatives; expenditure relating to the privatisation of the Scottish Bus Group and Highlands and Islands Airports Limited; grants to local authorities forming part of the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Area; other sundry services in connection with the environment; and European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund grants to public corporations, non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations.
3. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on schools; pre-school education; childcare; higher education including the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council; educational development; research and promotion; the Student Awards Agency for Scotland including running and capital costs of the agency; further education, including the Scottish Further Education Funding Council; training and development of teachers; curriculum development including the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum including payments to the Scottish Qualifications Authority; international and other educational services, including support for School Boards, and training, research and educational technology; payments to careers service companies and education/industry link activities; sport; community education; Gaelic broadcasting; arts, libraries, museums and galleries, including purchase grants; cultural and scientific activities and organisations; publicity; indemnities; administration; central government grants to local authorities; support for Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Tourist Board and sundry industry and vocational training related activities; pensions, allowances, gratuities etc. payable in respect of the teachers' and NHS pension schemes, and certain premature retirement compensation payments; and the running and capital costs of the Scottish Office Pensions Agency.
4. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on hospital and community health services, including National Health Service trusts; family health services; welfare food; the Scottish Drugs Challenge Fund; and other services provided under the National Health Service in Scotland.
5. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on legal aid (including administration); criminal injuries compensation (including administration); certain services relating to crime including Parole Board for Scotland; the Scottish Prison Service (an executive agency); the Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission; Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission; police services (including grants to local authorities) and superannuation of police on secondment; costs associated with the holding of criminal justice proceedings in a third country (the Lockerbie Trial); fire services (including Scottish Fire Service Training School and superannuation); civil defence (including grants); invest to save budget and other protective and miscellaneous services, including publicity costs for Scottish Parliamentary elections; social work services; including the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration and the provision of residential and secure accommodation for children; services for offenders including probation and supervised attendance orders; grants to voluntary organisations; training and research; unemployed voluntary action fund; grants for ethnic minority groups; millennium volunteers and other grants to local authorities.
6. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on administrative costs and operational costs; costs associated with the establishment of the Scottish Parliament; costs of providing continuing services to the Scottish Parliament; costs associated with the establishment of the Food Standards Agency; other devolution costs; payments in respect of the functions of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland; and on the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
7. For expenditure by the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland on administrative costs and operational costs.
8. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland, the Scottish Ministers and the Keeper of the Records of Scotland on administrative costs, on acquiring record material; on support for the Scottish and European Archive Network; on the Acts of Parliament; on conservation grants to local archives and on a grant to the Business Archives Council of Scotland.
9. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Scottish Ministers on court services; the Scottish Law Commission; certain legal services; and costs and fees in connection with legal proceedings, including the costs associated with the holding of proceedings in a third country (the Lockerbie Trial).
10. For net expenditure by the Forestry Commissioners on the promotion of forestry in Scotland, including support to the private sector for planting of new forest and woodlands, replanting after felling and maintenance grants for improvements; regulating forestry activity through the application of forest management standards and felling controls; managing the Commission’s forests in Scotland; and associated administrative costs, including an appropriate share of the Commission’s HQ and central service costs.
11. For expenditure by the Lord Advocate on administrative costs in the Crown Office and the Lord Advocate’s Department, including fees paid to temporary Procurators Fiscal, and on witness expenses and other costs associated with Crown prosecutions.
12. For expenditure by the Secretary of State for Scotland on administrative and operational costs associated with the establishment of the Scottish Parliament; expenditure by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body on ongoing costs associated with the administration and operation of the Scottish Parliament; payments in respect of the functions of the Auditor General for Scotland; payments in respect of the functions of the Scottish Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration; and any other payments relating to the Scottish Parliament.
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Appropriations) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/674) (“the principal Order”). The principal Order appropriated sums out of sums forming part of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the current financial year ending on 31st March 2000 for the purposes of meeting expenditure in that year in connection with functions for which expenditure is, by virtue of the Scotland Act 1998 and provision made under it, payable out of that Fund during that year. It also appropriated in aid certain sums for that year in connection with such purposes. The amounts that were appropriated or appropriated in aid and the purposes for which they were so appropriated or appropriated in aid were set out in the Schedule to the principal Order.
This Order substitutes a new Schedule to the principal Order which sets out revised amounts for the sums appropriated or appropriated in aid, and revised purposes, for the current financial year. It also makes a consequential amendment to article 2(1) of the principal Order.
1998 c. 46.