GOVERNMENT SECURITIES ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Application of Act

   4   Provisions for payment of money due to stockholders

   5   Certificate of paying agent

 

THE GOVERNMENT SECURITIES ACT

[Date of Commencement: 6th August, 1962]

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Law 19 of 1962.

Act 3 of 1963.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Government Securities Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "competent court" means a court of competent jurisdiction in the United Kingdom;

"   final judgment, decree, rule or order'' means in case of appeal the final judgment, decree, rule or order of the ultimate competent court hearing the appeal.

3   Application of Act

   This Act shall apply to all securities created or issued prior to the 6th August 1962 in the United Kingdom on behalf of the Government of Jamaica in which a trustee might at any time have invested by virtue of section 2 of the United Kingdom Colonial Stock Act, 1900, and to all securities issued after the 26th February, 1963, but prior to the 1st January, 1964. in the United Kingdom on behalf of the Government of Jamaica by the conditions of issue of which it is provided that the provisions of this Act shall apply to them, each and all of which securities are hereinafter referred to as "Jamaica Government securities".

[3/1963 s 2.]

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