INTERNATIONAL BANK LOAN (RHODESIA RAILWAYS) ACT
Arrangement of Section
1. Short title
3. Authority to raise loan
4. Loan charged upon revenues
5. Application of loan
6. Repayment of loan
7. Issue of stock or bond
8. Repayment of sums paid under guarantee charged upon revenues
9. Application of General Loan and Stock Act
to make provision for the raising of a loan not exceeding five million pounds sterling or the equivalent in pounds sterling or other currencies for certain purposes of the Rhodesia Railways; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
[30th December, 1952]
Act 39 of 1952,
Act 9 of 1953,
GN 497 of 1964,
SI 154 of 1965.
This Act may be cited as the International Bank Loan (Rhodesia Railways) Act.
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
“International Bank” means the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
“Rhodesia Railways” means the Rhodesia Railways established and incorporated under the Rhodesia Railways Act, 1949, of Southern Rhodesia;
“the Treasury” means the Commissioners for the time being of Her Britannic Majesty's Treasury in the United Kingdom.
[S 2 am by SI 154 of 1965.]
The Governor of the former Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia is hereby authorised to raise by means of a loan from the International Bank a sum not exceeding five million pounds sterling or the equivalent thereof in other currencies or partly in sterling and partly in other currencies.
The principal money raised under this Act and any interest and other charges thereon are hereby charged upon and shall be payable out of the general revenues and assets of the Republic.
[S 4 am by SI 154 of 1965.]
The money to be borrowed under the authority of this Act shall be appropriated and applied to the purposes specified in the Schedule.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the General Loan and Stock Act, so long as any portion of the loan raised under this Act remains outstanding, the President shall appropriate half-yearly out of the general revenues and assets of the Republic the amount required to meet the payments of principal and interest and other charges in accordance with the terms of the loan and shall remit such sums to the International Bank in accordance with such terms.
[S 6 am by SI 154 of 1965.]
The President may issue or cause to be issued any stock or bond as may be required by the International Bank in accordance with the terms of the loan raised under this Act.
If the treasury guarantees the loan raised under this Act, any sum issued out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom on account of such guarantee shall be repaid to the treasury out of the general revenues and assets of the Republic with interest thereon at such rate as the treasury in consultation with the President may fix.
[S 8 am by Act 9 of 1953; SI 154 of 1965.]
The provisions of the General Loan and Stock Act shall, where applicable, apply to the loan raised under this Act.
APPLICATION OF LOAN
Loan to Rhodesia Railways for such purposes of capital expenditure as may be approved from time to time by the International Bank and one of Her Britannic Majesty's Secretaries of State with the concurrence of the treasury.