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Banking Act 1979

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1For section 9 of the Bankers' Books Evidence Act 1879 (meaning of " bank ", " banker ", and " bankers' books" for the purposes of that Act) there shall be substituted the following section: — Interpretation of "bank", "banker", and " bankers' books ".

9(1)In this Act the expressions " bank" and " banker " mean—

(a)a recognised bank, licensed institution or municipal bank, within the meaning of the Banking Act 1979 ;

(b)a trustee savings bank within the meaning of section 3 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1969 ;

(c)the National Savings Bank ; and

(d)the Post Office, in the exercise of its powers to provide banking services.

(2)Expressions in this Act relating to " bankers' books" include ledgers, day books, cash books, account books and other records used in the ordinary business of the bank, whether those records are in written form or are kept on microfilm, magnetic tape or any other form of mechanical or electronic data retrieval mechanism.

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