This Order may be cited as the African Development Bank (Twelfth Replenishment of the African Development Fund) Order 2011 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.
In this Order—
“the Bank” means the African Development Bank established by an agreement dated 4th August 1963, as ratified by the Government on 29th April 1983;
“the Fund” means the African Development Fund of the Bank established by an agreement dated 29th November 1972, as ratified by the Government on 30th June 1973;
“the Government” means the Government of the United Kingdom; and
“the Resolution” means the Resolution F/BG/2011/01 of the Board of Governors of the Fund dated 20th January 2011.
The Secretary of State may, on behalf of the Government—
(a) make payment of a further contribution to the Fund not exceeding 567,000,000 pounds sterling in accordance with arrangements made between the Government and the Fund 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 the Secretary of State and accepted by the Fund pursuant to the arrangements mentioned in paragraph (a),
in accordance with section 11 of the International Development Act 2002.
Secretary of State
Department for International Development
13th June 2011
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury
14 June 2011
This Order approves the making of a payment on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom to the African Development Fund (“the Fund”) of a sum not exceeding 567,000,000 pounds sterling as the contribution of the Government of the United Kingdom to the twelfth replenishment of the resources of the African Development Fund. The contribution to the Fund is paid in accordance with arrangements made with the Fund pursuant to Resolution F/BG/2011/01 adopted by the Board of Governors of the Fund on 20th January 2011.
The Order also provides for the redemption of non-interest-bearing and non-negotiable notes issued by the Secretary of State pursuant to the arrangements.
An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.
The provisions of the Resolution mentioned in this Order may be obtained by application to the Department for International Development, 1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE.