Causal Revenue Act

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Published: 2000

CAP. 47 CASUAL REVENUE ACT BELIZE

CASUAL REVENUE ACT

CHAPTER 47

REVISED EDITION 2000

SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000.

This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner

under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize,

Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

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CASUAL REVENUE ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

BELIZE

CASUAL REVENUE ACT

CHAPTER 47

REVISED EDITION 2000

SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000.

This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner

under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize,

Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws - Page

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 3

CASUAL REVENUE ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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CHAPTER 47

CASUAL REVENUE

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1. Short title and interpretation.

2. Payment of casual revenue into Treasury.

3. Minister may entertain claims.

4. Settlement of established claims.

5. Right of action for money appropriated by Crown.

CHAPTER 47

CASUAL REVENUE

[18th February, 1870]

1.-(1) This Act may be cited as the Casual Revenue Act.

(2) “Minister” means the Minister for the time being responsible for

finance;

2. All casual revenue of the Crown (other than droits of the Crown except

personal property devolving on the Crown through the death of any person

wholly or partially intestate and without next of kin and droits of the

Admiralty) shall from time to time be paid into the Treasury and be from

time to time appropriated for such public purposes as the National Assem-

Short title

and

interpretation.

Payment of

casual revenue

into Treasury.

Ch. 41,

R.L., 1958.

CAP. 37,

R.E. 1980-1990.

46 of 1963.

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bly thinks proper and directs.

3.-(1) The Minister may, notwithstanding, entertain claims which may be pre-

sented upon or against the property of any person dying intestate and without

heirs or next of kin, founded upon equitable or moral grounds and make such

provision and allowance therefrom as shall be considered fit.

(2) Every provision or allowance made therefrom with the grounds for

making the same shall be communicated to the National Assembly forthwith if

it is at the time in session, or otherwise at its next session.

4. The Minister shall, from time to time as occasion requires, repay and

make good to any person preferring and duly proving his claim to the same

after such appropriation as provided in section 2, all such sums of money so

appropriated, and all moneys in the Treasury forming of or arising from the

general revenue of Belize shall be applicable for so repaying or making good

the same.

5. If any person prefers a claim to any moneys so appropriated pur-

suant to the provisions of this Act and that claim is disallowed by the Min-

ister, that person may, notwithstanding such rejection, institute civil pro-

ceedings for the recovery of the money claimed against the Crown in ac-

cordance with the provisions of the Crown Proceedings Act.

Minister may

entertain claims.

40 of 1963.

Settlement of

established claims.

Right of action for

money appropri-

ated by Crown.

CAP. 167.
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