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The Trading with the Enemy (Transfer of Negotiable Instruments, etc.) (Japan) Order 1950

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1.  The Treasury do hereby sanction

(a)any assignment of a chose in action which, on or after the date of this Order, comes into the ownership of an authority or a person to whom this Order applies,

(b)any transfer of a negotiable instrument issued on or after that date, and

(c)any transfer of any security transferable by delivery, not being a bond, a coupon or a negotiable instrument, which on or after that date comes into the ownership of an authority or person to whom this Order applies,

being an assignment or transfer made on or after the date of this Order within the authority given by the Trading with the Enemy (Authorisation) (Japan) Order, 1950(1), by or on behalf of an authority or a person to whom this Order applies.

2.  This Order shall apply,

(a)to any Government, public or other authority in Japan,

(b)to any individual resident in Japan,

(c)as respects any business carried on in Japan to any individual or body of persons (whether corporate or unincorporate) carrying on that business.

3.  For the purpose of this Order “Japan” means all territory which was under Japanese sovereignty on 7th December, 1941.

4.  In the application of this Order to Scotland “chose in action” means “right of action or incorporeal moveable”.

5.  The Orders specified in the schedule hereto are hereby revoked.

6.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Trading with the Enemy (Transfer of Negotiable Instruments, etc.) (Japan) Order, 1950.

(2) The Interpretation Act, 1889 shall apply to the interpretation of this Order as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

On behalf of the Treasury,

H. Brittain

Third Secretary

Dated this sixth day of January, 1950

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