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Speech by Mr Raymond Lim, Acting Second Minister for Finance for the Second Reading of The Supplementary Supply (FY 2004) Bill, 2005 at The Parliament,11 Mar 2005

17 Mar 2005

Mr Speaker, Sir, I beg to move, "That the Bill be now read a second time".

The purpose of this Bill is to make provision in accordance with Articles 148(2) and 148C(2) of the Constitution for additional expenditure in excess of the provisions authorised by the Supply Act 2004. The additional sums have been presented as Supplementary Estimates, which have been considered and approved by the House as Command Papers No 1 and 4 of 2005.

Sir, I beg to move.