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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960


PUBLIC LAW 86-565-JUNE 30, 1960

[74 S T A T.


59 Stat. 512.

SEC. 4. The provisions of section 4 of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 286b), shall apply with respect to the Association to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Monetary Fund. Reports with respect to the Association under paragraphs (5) and (6) of subsection (b) of section 4 of said Act, as amended, shall be included in the first report made thereunder after the establishment of the Association and in each succeeding report. CERTAIN ACTS NOT TO BE TAKEN WirHOUT AUTHORIZATION

SEC. 5. Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States, (a) subscribe to additional lunds under article III, section 1, of the articles; (b) accept any amendment under article IX of the articles; or (c) make a loan or provide other financing to the Association. DEPOSITORIES

SEC. 6. Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Association shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System shall supervise and direct the carrying out of these functions by the Federal Reserve banks. PAYMENT o r SUBSCRIPTIONS

SEC. 7. (a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, for the subscription of the United States to the Association, $320,290,000. (b) For the purpose of keeping to a minimum the cost to the United States of participation in the Association, the Secretary of the Treasury, after paying the requisite part of the subscription of the United States in the Association required to be made under the articles, is authorized and directed to issue special notes of the United States from time to time, at par, and to deliver such notes to the Association in exchange for dollars to the extent permitted by the articles. The special notes provided for in this subsection shall be issued under the authority and subject to the provisions of the Second Liberty Bond t° fian 774(2). ^^^-t ^^ amended, and the purposes for which securities may be issued nnl('y\ 31 USC under that Act are extended to include the purposes for which special notes are authorized and directed to be issued under this subsection, but such notes shall bear no interest, shall be nonnegotiable, and shall be payable on demand of the Association. The face amount of special notes issued to the Association under the authority of this subsection and outstanding at any one time shall not exceed, in the aggregate, the amount of the subscription of the United States actually paid to the Association under the articles. (c) Any payment made to the United States by the Association as a distribution of net income shall be covered into the Treasury as a miscellaneous receipt. JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF ACTIONS

SEC. 8. For the purpose of any action which may be brought within the United States, its possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the Association in accordance with the articles, the