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Decimal Currency Act, 1970

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Number 21 of 1970


DECIMAL CURRENCY ACT, 1970


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Bills of exchange and promissory notes.

3.

Special modifications of Bills of Exchange Act, 1882.

4.

Conversion of references to shillings and pence in cheques, etc.

5.

Conversion of bank balances.

6.

Payments by cheque, bill of exchange or promissory note in certain cases.

7.

Payment of certain periodical payments.

8.

Payments under friendly society and industrial assurance contracts.

9.

Amendment of references to shillings and pence in statutes and statutory instruments.

10.

Supplementary power to amend references to shillings and pence in statutes and statutory instruments.

11.

Modification of forms.

12.

Registered stock transferable in multiples of one penny.

13.

Amounts in old currency payable on or after appointed day.

14.

References to amounts of money in old currency.

15.

Legal tender.

16.

Repeal.

17.

Short title and collective citation.

SCHEDULE

Method of Calculating in Certain Cases the Amount in New Pence Corresponding to an Amount in Shillings and Pence.


Acts Referred to

Decimal Currency Act, 1969

1969, No. 23

Bankers' Books Evidence Act, 1879

1879, c. 11

Bankers' Books Evidence (Amendment) Act, 1959

1959, No. 21

National Bank Transfer Act, 1966

1966, No. 8

Interpretation Act, 1937

1937, No. 38

Bills of Exchange Act, 1882

1882, c. 61

Cheques Act, 1959

1959, No. 19

Insurance Act, 1936

1936, No. 45

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Number 21 of 1970


DECIMAL CURRENCY ACT, 1970


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF A DECIMAL CURRENCY AND FOR MATTERS CONNECTED WITH SUCH INTRODUCTION. [23rd December, 1970.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: