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Foreign Compensation Act 1950

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Foreign Compensation Act 1950

1950 CHAPTER 12

An Act to provide for the establishment of a Commission for the purpose of registering and determining claims to participate in compensation under agreements with foreign Governments and of distributing any compensation received under any such agreements, and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[12th July 1950]

WHEREAS agreements (hereafter in this Act referred to as the " Yugoslav Agreements ") entered into between His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and the Government of Yugoslavia on the twenty-third day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-eight, and on the twenty-sixth day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, provided for the payment of compensation by the last-mentioned government in respect of British property, rights and interests affected by certain Yugoslav measures:

And whereas an agreement (hereafter in this Act referred to as the " Czechoslovak Agreement") entered into between His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and the Government of Czechoslovakia on the twenty-eighth day of September, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, provided for the payment of compensation by the last-mentioned government in respect of British property, rights and interests affected by certain Czechoslovak measures:

Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in (this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

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