No. 3 of 1943.

An Act to authorize the Raising and Expending of a certain Sum of Money.

[Assented to 1st March. 1943.]

BE it enacted by the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Loan Act 1943.


2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Authority to borrow £100,000,000.

3. The Treasurer may, from time to time, borrow, under the provisions of the Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911-1940, or under the provisions of any Act authorizing the issue of Treasury Bills, moneys not exceeding in the whole the amount of One hundred million pounds.

Purposes for which money may be expended.

4. The amount borrowed may be issued and applied only for the expenses of borrowing and for the purposes of appropriations made, or to be made, by law.

Issue and application of £100,000,000.

5. There may be issued and applied out of the proceeds of any loan raised under the authority of this Act, or of any other Act, the sum of One hundred million pounds for war purposes.