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Coinage Act 1971

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12Consequential amendment of enactments

(1)References to silver coin in the Coinage Offences Act 1936 and in section 3(2) of the Currency and Bank Notes Act 1928 shall include references to coin of cupro-nickel; and accordingly such coin shall be excluded from the definition of " copper coin " in section 17 of the first-mentioned Act.

(2)Any reference to silver coin in any enactment mentioned in Schedule 2 to this Act shall include a reference to coin specified in a proclamation made by virtue of section 3(c) of this Act, not being coin of silver or cupro-nickel or coin of a denomination of less than five new pence.

(3)The Treasury may by regulations made by statutory instrument, which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament, make provision for modifications consequential on the provisions of this Act in provisions relating to silver coin of any enactments passed before the Coinage Act 1946 other than those referred to in subsection (1) of this section.

(4)The form prescribed by any of the following enactments (which relate to certain periodical returns), that is to say—

(a)Schedule A to the Bank Charter Act 1844 ;

(b)Schedule A or Schedule B to the Bankers (Ireland) Act 1845; and

(c)Schedule A or Schedule B to the Bank Notes (Scotland) Act 1845 ; shall be modified to such extent as the Treasury may direct having regard to the provisions of this Act.

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