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Decimal Currency Act, 1969

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Number 23 of 1969


DECIMAL CURRENCY ACT, 1969


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

The new decimal currency.

3.

Provision of cupro-nickel and bronze coins.

4.

Provision of coins in lieu of cupro-nickel coins.

5.

Issue of coins provided under section 3 or 4.

6.

Expenses of provision of coins under section 3 or 4.

7.

Proceeds of issue of coins provided under section 3 or 4.

8.

Legal tender.

9.

Provisions in relation to coins of fifty new pence.

10.

Provisions in relation to coins of ten or five new pence.

11.

Redemption of coins issued under the repealed enactments or this Act.

12.

Calling in of coins issued under the repealed enactments or this Act.

13.

Disposal of proceeds of melting down of coins.

14.

Prohibition of making or issuing of coins.

15.

Prohibition of melting down, etc., of coins.

16.

Payments under friendly society and industrial assurance company contracts.

17.

Laying of orders and regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

18.

Publication of orders in Iris Oifigiúil.

19.

Expenses of Minister and Minister for Industry and Commerce.

20.

Expenses of Central Bank.

21.

Application of section 57 of Copyright Act, 1963, to coins issued under this Act.

22.

Application and adaptation of certain enactments.

23.

Repeals.

24.

Short title.

FIRST SCHEDULE .

Particulars of Cupro-nickel and Bronze Coins.

SECOND SCHEDULE .

Enactments Applied or Adapted.


Acts Referred to

Coinage Act, 1950

1950, No. 32.

Coinage Act, 1926

1926, No. 14.

Central Bank Act, 1942

1942, S. R. & O No. 6.

Central Bank Act, 1942

1942, No. 22.

Currency Act, 1927

1927, No. 32.

Insurance Act, 1936

1936, No. 45.

Copyright Act, 1963

1963, No. 10.

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Number 23 of 1969


DECIMAL CURRENCY ACT, 1969


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF A DECIMAL CURRENCY IN THE YEAR 1971 AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED WITH SUCH INTRODUCTION AND FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH CURRENCY AND COINAGE. [30th July, 1969]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—