Search Legislation

Imperial War Graves Endowment Fund Act 1926

What Version

 Help about what version

Advanced Features

 Help about advanced features

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Imperial War Graves Endowment Fund Act 1926, Introductory Text. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

E+W+S+N.I.

Imperial War Graves Endowment Fund Act 1926

1926 CHAPTER 14 16 and 17 Geo 5

An Act to provide for the incorporation of the Trustees of the Imperial War Graves Endowment Fund and for other matters connected with the said Fund.

[30th June 1926]

Whereas by Royal Charter dated the twenty-first day of May, nineteen hundred and seventeen, a body was incorporated by the name of the Imperial War Graves Commission for the purpose of caring for the graves of officers and men of the military and naval forces of His Majesty who fell in the late war and for other purposes mentioned in the Charter:

And whereas under Part VI. of the said Charter the Commission were empowered to establish an Endowment Fund (in this Act referred to as “the Endowment Fund”) and to apply the income produced by the Endowment Fund in carrying into effect the purposes of the Charter:

And whereas it was further provided by the Charter that the Endowment Fund should be vested in three Trustees to be appointed in manner therein mentioned, and that the Trustees might invest any moneys for the time being constituting the capital of the Endowment Fund in such manner and in such securities of such a description as the Trustees should think expedient:

And whereas the Governments of the United Kingdom, British India, the Dominion of Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, the Dominion of New Zealand, the Union of South Africa, Newfoundland and the Governments of certain British Colonies and Protectorates have agreed or may agree to contribute to the Endowment Fund:

And whereas it is expedient to make provision for incorporating the Trustees of the Endowment Fund and for other matters in connection with the Fund:

And whereas for the purpose of better securing the objects of the Charter it is expedient that provision should be made to enable the Trustees to accumulate contributions to the Endowment Fund and the income thereof, and such purpose cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament:

Annotations: Help about Annotation
Close

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources