HC Deb 17 June 1974 vol 875 c93

Queen's Recommendation having been signified—

Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to establish for the protection of consumers a new system, administered by the Director General of Fair Trading, of licensing and other control of traders concerned with the provision of credit, or the supply of goods on hire or hire-purchase, and their transactions, in place of the present enactments regulating moneylenders, pawnbrokers and hire-purchase traders and their transactions, it is expedient to authorise—

  1. (1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
    1. (a) all expenses incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of the provisions of that Act,
    2. (b) any expenses incurred in consequence of those provisions by any other Minister of the Crown or Government department, and
    3. (c) any increase attributable to that Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under the Superannuation Act 1972 or the Fair Trading Act 1973; and
  2. (2) the payment into the Consolidated Fund of any fees received by the Director General of Fair Trading under that Act.—[Mr. Alan Williams.]