HC Deb 30 September 1909 vol 11 cc1533-4

(1) All rules and regulations made by the Treasury or by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise under this Act shall be laid before each House of Parliament as soon as may be after they are made, and, if an address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent forty days on which that House has sat next after any such rule or regulation is laid before it, praying that the rule or regulation may be annulled, His Majesty in Council may, if it seems fit, annul the rule or regulation, and it shall thenceforth be void, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

(2) If any rule or regulation is so annulled any duty previously paid which, but for the rule or regulation, would not have been payable, shall be repaid by the Commissioners, without prejudice, however, to the right of the Commissioners to reassess the duty in accordance with any rule or regulation which may be substituted for the annulled rule or regulation.

Clause read a second time, and added to the Bill.

Mr. HOBHOUSE moved, after Clause 41, to insert the following:—