HC Deb 28 May 1968 vol 765 cc1556-7


Amendments made: No. 143, in page 49, line 28, leave out from '1965' to end of line 38 and insert: 'shall have effect with the substitution for the words from "but" onwards (which specify the maximum amount of any grant under subsection (1) of that section by the Minister to the operator of a bus service towards defraying customs or excise duties charged on bus fuel) of the words "but the amount of a grant shall not exceed such a sum for every gallon of fuel used or estimated to have been used in operating the bus service during the period to which the grant relates as the Treasury may from time to time approve, being a sum not less than two shillings lower than the rate per gallon of the duty of customs chargeable on hydrocarbon oils imported into the United Kingdom at the date of the use of the fuel, including any addition to that duty by virtue of an order under section 9 of the Finance Act 1961"; and accordingly as from 1st January 1969 the following provisions shall cease to have effect, namely—

  1. (a) the Bus Fuel Grants Act 1966; and
  2. (b) so much of any Act relating to finance passed before or during the same Session as this Act as amends the said section 92 or the said Act of 1966'.

No. 144, in page 50, line 15, leave out 'an exemption' and insert 'a permit'. —[Dr. Dickson Mabon.]

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