63.—(1) The Commission shall keep a separate fund to be called the general fund and shall maintain and manage such fund in accordance with this Act.
(2) The Commission shall carry to the general fund all moneys received by the Commission and not required by this Act to be carried to the legal tender note fund or paid into the note reserve fund and the Commission shall draw out of the general fund all payments made by the Commission and not required by this Act to be paid out of the legal tender note fund or out of the note reserve fund, and in particular shall pay out of the general fund the expenses of the Commission.
(3) It shall be lawful for the Commission to exercise the functions of a banker in relation to the moneys for the time being in the general fund.
(4) The Commission may for the purpose of meeting charges required by this Act to be paid out of the general fund borrow on the security of the general fund up to the amount for the time being paid up by. Shareholding Banks on account of their capital liability.
(5) The Minister may, after consultation with the Commission, make regulations providing for the determination periodically of the surplus income of the Commission and may by such regulations enable provision to be made for reserves, depreciation, and other like matters before determination of the surplus income.
(6) The Commission may out of its surplus income as determined under this section pay to Shareholding Banks dividends, at such rate not exceeding six per cent. per annum as the Minister may sanction, on the amount for the time being paid up by them on account of their capital liability.
(7) The Commission shall pay its surplus income as and when determined under this section or the balance of such surplus income remaining after payment of dividends under the foregoing sub-section (as the case may be) into the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister shall direct and may at any time pending such determination pay into the Exchequer such sums on account of surplus income as may be agreed upon by the Minister and the Commission.