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PART 8 E+W+S+N.I.Amendments of Banking Act 2009

Special resolution regime and bank administrationE+W+S+N.I.

98Property transfer instruments: property held on trustE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Banking Act 2009 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 34(7) (effect of property transfer instruments: provision in respect of property held on trust), in paragraph (a) omit “(which provision may remove or alter the terms of the trust)”.

(3)At the end of section 34 insert—

(8)Provision under subsection (7)(a) may remove or alter the terms of the trust on which the property is held only to the extent that the Bank of England thinks it necessary or expedient for the purpose of transferring—

(a)the legal or beneficial interest of the transferor in the property;

(b)any powers, rights or obligations of the transferor in respect of the property.

(9)In subsection (8) references to the transferor are references to the transferor under the property transfer instrument.

(4)In section 45 (temporary public ownership: property transfer orders) after subsection (5) insert—

(5A)In the application of section 34(8) by virtue of subsection (5)(b) above, the reference to the Bank of England is to be treated as a reference to the Treasury.

(5)In section 46 (temporary public ownership: reverse property transfer orders) after subsection (5) insert—

(5A)In the application of section 34(8) by virtue of subsection (5)(b) above, the reference to the Bank of England is to be treated as a reference to the Treasury.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1S. 98 in force at 1.1.2015 by S.I. 2014/3323, art. 2