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THE SECURITIES ACT, 1920

(ACT NO. X OF 1920).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 11th March, 1920  
  
     1 An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Government securities.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to Government securities; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Notice of trust not receivable save as provided
4. Right of survivors of joint or several payees of Government securities
5. Endorsements to be made on security itself
6. Holding of Government securities by holders of public offices
7. [Omitted]
8. Indorser of Government security not liable for amount thereof
9. Impression of signature on Government securities
ISSUE OF DUPLICATE, RENEWED, CONVERTED, CONSOLIDATED OR SUB-DIVIDED SECURITIES
10. Issue of duplicate securities
11. Renewal of bearer bonds
12. Renewal of promissory notes
13. Renewal of promissory notes in case of dispute as to title
14. Renewal of other securities
15. Issue of converted, etc., securities
16. Liability in respect of promissory note renewed, etc.
DISCHARGE
17. Immediate discharge in certain cases
18. Discharge in other cases
18A. Discharge in respect of interest
SUMMARY PROCEDURE IN CERTAIN CASES
19. Procedure on death of holder of securities
SECURITIES HELD BY MINORS AND LUNATICS
20. Payment in case of securities held by minors and lunatics
INDEMNITY
21. Indemnity
INSPECTION OF REGISTERS, BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS
22. Inspection of documents
PENALTY
23. Penalty
RULES
24. Power to make rules
25. [Repealed]
26. Provision as to Bangladesh securities
 
 

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