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Section 15A – Coinage Act,1906

Coinage Act,1906<

15A Power to call in coin.

1[ Power to call in coin. 7 Notwithstanding anything contained in 2 [section 13-], the 8[Central Government] may, by notification in the 8[Official Gazette,] call in with effect from such date as may be specified in the notification, any coin, of whatever date or denomination, referred to in 3[that section] 4[* * *] and on and from the date so specified such coin shall cease to be a legal tender 5[save to such extent as may be specified in the notification].]


1. Inserted by Act 10 of 1924, S. 3.

2. Substituted for ”Section 12 Section 13, or Section 15″by Act 28 to 1947.S. 7 (7-6-1947). Words-Section 14″ before the word “or” had been omitted by Ordn.4 of 1942, S. 5.

3. Substituted for the words “any of those sections” by Act 28 of 1947, S. 7 (7-6-1947)

4. Words “other than the rupee and half-rupee referred to in sub-section (1) of Section 12” omitted by Ordn. 12 of 1940, S. 2.

5. Substituted for “save at a Government currency office”, by Ordn. 12 of 1940.

6. Proviso was omitted, ibid.

7. For calling in of: (1) nickel-brass one-anna and hall-anna coins; see Gaz. of Ind.,15-6-1959. Pt. II, S.3 (ii), Ext” p. 369; (2) of Cupro-nickel two anna and half-anna coins; see Gaz. of Ind.,2-3-1960, Pt. II, S. 3(ii), Ext., p. 82; (3) of all quaternary alloy rupee coins, half-rupee and quarter rupee coins; see Gaz. of Ind.,28-10-1967, Pt. II, S. 3(ii), p. 4010; (4) All pure-nickel rupee coins, an pure nickel half-rupee coins, all pure nickel quarter rupee coins-sec Gaz. of Ind., 4-8-1984, P. II. S. 3(ii), p. 2269 (w.e.f. 31-12-1984).

8. Substituted by A. L. O.,1937.

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