Sovereign Grant Act 2011
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Legislative authorisation for objects of expenditure
General rules of financial procedure of the Commons
Rule 1: Legislative authorisation and appropriation of charges
"It is a general principle of constitutional propriety that new functions which are to be exercised on a continuing basis and which are to be financed out of ‘money to be provided by Parliament’ through the annual Appropriation Acts should be authorised..."
Paragraph 33.11, in Part 5, Chapter 33
Messages from the Crown for pecuniary aid
The financial functions of the Lords
"The Lords have taken exception if a message from the Crown for pecuniary aid is sent exclusively to the Commons, and it is a long-established custom to present such messages to both Houses, if possible on the same day, addressing the demand for the gr..."
Paragraph 37.4*, in Part 5, Chapter 37
* denotes reference is in the footnotes for the paragraph.