The International Development Association (Eleventh Replenishment) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/1149/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-04-07

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1149

OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT AND CO-OPERATION
The International Development Association (Eleventh Replenishment) Order 1998

Made
7th April 1998

Coming into force
7th April 1998

Whereas it is provided in section 6(2) of the Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980 (“the Act”)(1) that if the Government of the United Kingdom becomes bound by arrangements for the making of additional payments to the International Development Association, the Secretary of State may with the approval of the Treasury by order made by statutory instrument provide for the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any sums required by her for any of the purposes specified in that subsection;
And whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before the House of Commons in accordance with section 6(3) of the Act and has been approved by a resolution of that House;

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by section 6 of the Act and with the approval of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Order:

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the International Development Association (Eleventh Replenishment) Order 1998 and shall come into force forthwith.

(2) In this Order—

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

“the Agreement” means the Articles of Agreement of the International Development Association dated 29th January 1960 and accepted on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom on 14th September 1960(2);

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

“the Resolution” means Resolution No. 183 entitled “Additions to Resources: Eleventh Replishment” adopted by the Board of Governors of the Association on 26th June 1996.

2.  The Secretary of State may, on behalf of the Government, out of money provided by Parliament, make payment of additional contributions to the Association of sums not exceeding in the aggregate £299,150,000 in accordance with arrangements made between the Government and the Association pursuant to the terms of the Resolution.

3.  The Secretary of State may out of money provided by Parliament 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 in accordance with the said arrangements or any provision of the Agreement as applied by the said arrangements.

4.  Any sums received by the Government from the Association in pursuance of the Agreement as applied by the said arrangements shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.

Clare Short
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
31st March 1998

We approve,

Graham Allen
Jon Owen Jones
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
7th April 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980, section 6(2), provides that if the Government of the United Kingdom becomes bound by arrangements for the making of additional payments to the International Development Association, the Secretary of State may, with the approval of the Treasury, provide by order for the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any sums required by her for any of the purposes specified in that subsection.
This Order provides for the payment to the International Development Association of sums not exceeding £299,150,000 as an additional contribution to the resources of the Association, and for the redemption of non-interest-bearing and non-negotiable notes issued by the Secretary of State in respect of the payment of those additional contributions. The Order further provides that certain sums which may be received by the Government of the United Kingdom from the Association shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.
The provisions of the Resolution of the Association pursuant to which the additional payments are to be made may be obtained by application to the Department for International Development, 94 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL.


(1)
1980 c. 63.

(2)
Cmnd. 1244.
Read Entire Law on www.legislation.gov.uk