The State Bank of Hyderabad Act,1956
Section 24. Hyderabad Bank to set as agent of the Reserve Bank
(1) The Hyderabad Bank shall, if so required by the Reserve Bank, act as agent of the Reserve Bank at any place in India where it has a branch and where there is no branch of the banking department of the Reserve Bank, for-
(a) Paying, receiving, collecting and remitting money, bullion and securities on behalf of any Government in India, and
(b) Undertaking and transacting any other business which the Reserve Bank may, from time to time, entrust to it.
(2) The terms and conditions on which any such agency business shall be carried on by the Hyderabad Bank on behalf of the Reserve Bank shall be such as may be determined by the Reserve Bank after consultation with the Hyderabad Bank.
(3) The Hyderabad Bank may transact any business or perform any functions entrusted to it under sub-section (1) either by itself or through an agent approved by the Reserve Bank.
(4) Until a new arrangement is made under this section, the Hyderabad Bank shall continue to act as agent of the Reserve Bank at the same places where and for the same purposes for which, and on the same terms and conditions on which, the Hyderabad State Bank was acting as the agent of the Reserve Bank immediately before the appointed day.