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(1)    This Order may be cited as the International Development Association (Thirteenth Replenishment) Order 2003 and shall come into force forthwith.

(2)    In this Order—

“the Agreement” means the Agreement establishing the International Development Association dated 29th January 1960 and accepted on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom on 14th September 1960;

“the Association” means the International Development Association established by the Agreement;

“the Government” means the Government of the United Kingdom;

“the Resolution” means Resolution No 204 entitled “Additions to Resources: Thirteenth Replenishment” adopted by the Board of Governors of the Association on 29th September 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 7 March 2003: see para (1) above.

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The Secretary of State may, on behalf of the Government, out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)    make payment of a further contribution to the Association not exceeding £1,000,000,000 in accordance with arrangements made between the Government and the Association in accordance with the Resolution; and

(b)    make payment of sums required to redeem any non-interest-bearing and non-negotiable notes or other obligations which may be issued or created by her and accepted by the Association pursuant to the arrangements mentioned in paragraph (a) above.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 7 March 2003: see art 1(1).

Signature

Clare Short

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

5th March 2003

We approve,

John Heppell

Jim Fitzpatrick

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

7th March 2003

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order approves the making of a payment on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom of a sum not exceeding £1,000,000,000 as a further contribution to the Association in accordance with the arrangements made with the Association pursuant to Resolution 204 adopted by the Board of Governors of the Association on 29th September 2002.

The Order further approves the redemption of non-interest-bearing and non-negotiable notes issued by the Secretary of State in payment of the further contribution.

The provisions of the Resolution may be obtained by application to the Department for International Development, 1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE.