Law on the 1937 gold clauses

Original Language Title: Wet op de goudclausules 1937

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Law of 24 May 1937, measures for the annulment of gold clauses in certain agreements

We WILHELMINA, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc., etc., etc.

Allen, who will see these or read hooren, salut! do n' t know:

As we have taken into consideration, it is necessary, in connection with the Royal Decree of 26 September 1936, N ° 52, as confirmed by the Law of 30 September 1936 ( State Sheet (A) (101), gold clauses, as provided for in certain agreements, to be declared null and void;

So it is that we, the Council of State, and with the mean consults of the States-General, have found and understand, as We approve, and understand the following:


Article 1

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This law shall be governed by:

  • a. Goudclauses: all clauses and all clauses, in which form or under any name, have also been drawn up, which have the effect of being more financial to the effect of the loss of value of the euro in relation to the whole or to be freed up against the gold.

  • b. Domestic agreements: agreements, whereby the obligation entered into by the debtor is either expressed or is expressed in a certain amount of the currency of the Kingdom, or is expressed solely in gold weight, in the equivalent of that in the currency of the Kingdom, if, at least on 26 September 1936, the performance of such an animal would have been valid only within the Kingdom of the Kingdom of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.


Article 2

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Under this law, gold clauses are void, common domestic agreements on the loan of funds or settlement of long-term interest, renting or leasing, or establishment of a right of business on immovable property, before the date of the entry into force of this law. 27 September 1936.


Article 3

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When in the in Article 2 the debtor's obligation is either expressed or expressed as a Dutch gold coin, or is expressed solely in gold weight, or in its equivalent in the currency of the Kingdom of Germany, is the debt, where payment is made by the equivalent of the amount of gold due in the currency of the Kingdom, converted at a rate of € 750,30 for one kilogram of gold.


Article 4

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This law does not apply to the cash loans quoted on the Stock Exchange of Amsterdam in the Price Gazette of the Vereeniging van den Effecfixion.


Article 5

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This law can be cited under the name: "Law on gold clauses 1937".


Article 6

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  • 1 This law shall enter into force from the day following that of the resedate of the invitation.

  • 2 She works back to and including 26 September 1936.

Burdens and orders, which are in the State Sheet will be placed, and that all of the Ministerial Departments, Authorities, Colleges and Officials, who so concern, will keep their hands on the precise execution.

Given at Paleize the Loo, the 24th of May 1937

WILHELMINA.

The Minister of Justice,

FROM SCHAIK.

The Minister of Finance,

OUD.

Spent seven and twenty May 1937.

The Minister of Justice,

FROM SCHAIK.