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CURRENCY ACT 1965


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   4.      Interpretation  
   5.      Extension to external Territories  
   6.      Act binds the Crown  

   PART II--CURRENCY

   7.      Repeal  
   8.      Monetary unit and denominations of money  
   9.      Transactions to be in Australian currency  
   10.     References to previous currency to be construed as references to currency under this Act  
   11.     Payments to be made in currency under this Act  
   12.     Forms  

   PART III--COINAGE

   13.     Standard composition of coins  
   13A.    Standard weight, design and dimension of coins  
   14.     Treasurer may issue coins  
   14A.    Issue price of coins of certain denominations  
   15.     Treasurer may issue coins under repealed Acts for limited time  

   PART IV--LEGAL TENDER

   16.     Legal tender  
   17.     Coins called in not legal tender  

   PART V--TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   18.     Transactions may be in previous currency during transition period  
   19.     Payments during and after transition period  
   20.     Concurrent legal tender  
   21.     Duration of section 18  

   PART VI--MISCELLANEOUS

   22.     Prohibition of other than official coins  
   23.     Coins may be called in  
   24.     Certain days to be non-business days for purposes of Bills of Exchange Act  
   25.     Special provision with respect to certain cheques  
   26.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE Standard compositions of coins


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