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any owner having only a partial interest, present, future, or contingent, paying a sum beyond what is proportioned to such interest, may recover the same from any other owner or owners, or shall be entitled to a charge on the land for such excess.

Provision for expenses.

12. ALL expenses incurred in the administration of this Act shall be paid out of the moneys to be appropriated by Parliament

for the purpose.

Regulations.

13. THE Governor may make regulations for carrying this Act into effect.

Appropriation of penalties.

14. ALL penalties under this Act shall be paid to the Colonial Treasurer for the public use of the Colony:

In the name and on behalf of the Queen I hereby assent to this Act.

ALEX. C. ONSLOW, Administrator.

SCHEDULE.

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By Authority: RICHARD PETHER, Government Printer, Perth.

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AN ACT to facilitate the Investment in

Western Australian Government Securities
of Trust and other Funds in the United
Kingdom.

[Assented to, 5th December, 1900.]

E it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and

with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1. THIS Act may be cited as the Trustees Colonial Investment Act, 1900.

Short title.

Securities to which

2. THIS Act shall apply to all bonds, debentures, scrip, inscribed stock, and other securities heretofore or hereafter created or issued on behalf of the Government of Western Australia and secured by or charged upon the public revenues, or forming part of

the

Trustees Colonial Investment.

the public debt of Western Australia, in respect of money borrowed under the authority of any Act heretofore or hereafter passed by the Parliament of Western Australia, each and all of which securities are hereinafter referred to as “ Western Australian Government securities."

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3. (1.) WHENEVER by the final judgment, decree, rule, or Authority for pay: order of any Court of competent jurisdiction in the United Kingdom

. ments or orders of any sum of money is adjudged or declared to be payable by the Court without fur. Government of Western Australia in respect of any Western ther appropriation.

Australian Government securities, the Colonial Treasurer shall forthwith pay the same in London without further appropriation than this Act.

(2.) For the purposes of this section “ final judgment, decree, rule, or order ” means, in case of appeal, the final judgment, decree, rule, or order of the ultimate Court hearing the appeal.

(3.) Without in any way limiting the foregoing provisions of this section, it is hereby declared that, in the case of such Western Australian Government securities as are colonial stock to which the Imperial Act intituled “ The Colonial Stock Act, 1877," applies, the Colonial Treasurer shall, without further appropriation than this Act, forthwith pay in London whatever sums may from time to time be required in order to enable the registrar of such stock to forthwith comply with any judgment, decree, rule, or order with which, under section twenty of the Imperial Act aforesaid, the registrar is required to comply.

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In the name and on behalf of the Queen I hereby assent to this Act.

ALEX. C. ONSLOW, Administrator.

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By Authority: RICHARD PETHER, Government Printer, Perth.

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AN ACT to authorise the raising of a sum

of Seven Hundred and Ninety Thousand Pounds by Loan for the construction of certain Public Works, and other purposes.

[Assented to, 5th December, 1900.]

Preamble.

Loan, of certain sums of money amounting in all to Seven hundred and ninety thousand pounds for the several purposes hereinafter mentioned: Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1. 1900.

THIS Act may be cited for all purposes as the Loan Act,

Short title.

2. IT shall be lawful for the Governor, from time to time, to raise by way of Loan such several sums of money, not exceeding Power to raise in the whole the sum of Seven hundred and ninety thousand

money for certain

purposes. pounds, as may be required for the several works and purposes mentioned in the Schedule to this Act.

3.

Loan Act, 1900.

Sums raised, how to be applied.

3. ALL sums by this Act authorised to be raised shall be paid to the Colonial Treasurer, and shall be by him placed to the credit of an account to be called The General Loan Fund, and shall be applied by the Colonial Treasurer to the purposes set forth in this Act, in such amounts and manner as the Governor by any warrants under his hand may from time to time authorise and direct, in conformity with the annual Estimates of the expenditure of Loan moneys sanctioned by Parliament.

4. THE contributions to the Sinking Fund for the repayment of the sum by this Act authorised to be raised shall commence four years from the date of the first issue of the Debentures or Inscribed Stock.

Contribution to
Sinking Fund.

Principal and interest charged on Revenue.

5. THE principal moneys and interest raised and secured by the Stock to be created and sold, under the authority of this Act, shall rank pari passu with the principal moneys and interest raised and secured by the Stock created and sold under the Loan Act, 1891, and all subsequent Loan Acts, and are hereby charged upon and shall be payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and Assets of the Government of Western Australia, and shall constitute a charge thereon, subject to the prior charges mentioned in the fourth section of the Loan Act, 1891.

Advances on account.

6. THE Governor may from time to time, by warrant under his hand, authorise the Colonial Treasurer to advance and apply, to the purposes set forth in the Schedule of this Act, any sums of money not exceeding in the whole the sum hereby authorised to be raised, and any sums of money so advanced and paid shall be retained by the Colonial Treasurer out of any moneys coming to his hands under the authority of this Act.

In the name and on behalf of the Queen I hereby assent to this Act.

ALEX. C. ONSLOW, Administrator.

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