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Part IIIProvisions as to Five per Cent. War Loan, 1929-1947

12Power to make regulations

(1)The Treasury may make regulations for carrying this Part of this Act into effect and in particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power—

(a)for prescribing the manner in which and the persons to whom continuance applications or repayment applications are to be made and for specifying the evidence which may be accepted by those persons as -to matters on which the validity of such applications may depend;

(b)for specifying the persons by whom any such applications may be made in cases where any stockholder has died, or is outside the United Kingdom, or is of unsound mind, or is an infant, or is otherwise under disability, or where a notice in lieu of distringas is in force with respect to the holding;

(c)for enabling continuance applications to be made by a majority of the stockholders in cases where the holding is held jointly by more than two persons (including cases where the stockholders are trustees or are otherwise acting in a fiduciary character) and for authorising in any case payment of any cash bonus in accordance with the instructions of the persons making the application by reason of which the bonus is payable;

(d)for prescribing the manner in which certificates, bonds and other documents with respect to holdings in the Loan are to be dealt with and for determining how far such certificates, bonds and documents are to be valid after the redemption date;

(e)for enabling the books and the transfer by deed register of the Bank and the Post Office Register to be closed for a period immediately preceding the redemption date.

(2)The Treasury shall forthwith publish in the London Gazette any regulations made under this section.