Finance Act, 1908

Part V.

National Debt.

Partial application of surplus for erection of buildings for public offices.

38 & 39 Vict. c. 45.

9. Such sum as is shown by the account certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General under section four of the Sinking Fund Act, 1875, to be the surplus of income over expenditure for the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March nineteen hundred and eight, shall, to the extent of six hundred thousand pounds, instead of being issued and applied as provided by that Act, be issued by the Treasury at such times as they direct to the Commissioners of Works and applied in defraying any expenses incurred by those Commissioners in erecting buildings and executing other works for, or in connection with, public offices on land at Westminster acquired or, to be acquired for the purpose.