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LAWS

OF THE

COLONY OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA.

JANUARY, 1908.

Vol. II.

LAWS ct

OF THE

COLONY OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA.

BEING THE

SCHEDULE TO THE STATUTE LAWS REVISION ORDINANCE, 1908.

WITH

AN APPENDIX CONTAINING

THE LETTERS PATENT CONSTITUTING THE COLONY, AND THE INSTRUCTIONS
ACCOMPANYING THEM; VARIOUS ACTS OF PARLIAMENT; AND ORDERS

OF THE SOVEREIGN IN COUNCIL.

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OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, AND OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW,

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE COLONY OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA.

ASSISTED BY

JAMES ERNEST GREEN,
OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW, SOLICITOR-GENERAL OF THE COLONY.

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LONDON:
STEVENS AND SONS, LIMITED,
119 & 120, CHANCERY LANE,

Law Publishers.

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DEC 18 1908

LAWS OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA.

PART VIII.

Currency, Revenue and Finance.

CHAPTER LXIV.

DEMONETIZATION.

(No. 2–1880.) 1. In all payments to be made in the Colony tender of payment Demonetizain any coins other than those specified in the Schedule attached to tion of coins this Ordinance, and tender of payment in gold dust and nuggets those marked shall cease to be deemed and taken as a legal tender. (7 of 1894, in Schedule s. 1, incorporated.)

and of gold dust and

nuggets. 2. Where in any contract, undertaking or agreement for the Dollar to payment of money entered into before the passing of this Ordinance mean four

shillings and any sum or amount is expressed in dollars, the term dollar shall

twopence. be deemed and taken to mean the sum of four shillings and twopence of British money.

3. This Ordinance may be cited as “ The Demonetization Ordi- Short title. nance."

SCHEDULE.

1. All Gold and Silver British sterling.
2. Gold Coins (Foreign):

Spanish and South American Doubloons
Half
Do.

Do.
American Double Eagles
Do.

Eagles
Do. Half Do.

Do. Quarter Do.
French Twenty Franc Pieces

£ 8. d.
3 4 0
1 12 0
4 2 2
2 1 0
1 0 6
0 10 3
0 15 10

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