431. Financial assistance: forms, conditions, delegation and publication of information

431.     Financial assistance: forms, conditions, delegation and publication of information

Financial assistance1 may be given by way of grant, loan or guarantee or in any other form2.

Financial assistance may be given subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State considers appropriate3. The conditions may (among other things) include provision under which the financial assistance is to be repaid or otherwise made good (with or without interest)4.

Financial assistance may be given to the maker or operator of a third party scheme in connection with expenditure involved in establishing or operating