Finance Act, 1937


Miscellaneous and General.

Reduction of rates of stamp duty on shareholding banks.

15.—The stamp duty imposed by section 49 of the Finance Act, 1932 (No. 20 of 1932), on every bank which is for the time being a shareholding bank within the meaning of the Currency Act, 1927 (No. 32 of 1927), shall be charged and paid in respect of the half-year beginning on the 1st day of April, 1937, and in respect of every subsequent half-year at the rate of two and one-half per cent. per annum on the amount of consolidated bank notes mentioned in sub-section (1) of the said section 49 in lieu of the rate of three per cent. per annum mentioned in the said sub-section.