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BERMUDA STATUTORY INSTRUMENT
BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY (CURRENCY FORMS AND DESIGNS, ETC.) REGULATIONS 1992
[made under section 13 of theBermuda Monetary Authority Act 1969 and brought into operation on the 9 October 1992]
ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS
3 Denominations of cur rency notes regulated by these Regulations
4 Dimensions of currency notes
5 Form and design of cur rency notes
6 Device on currency notes
7 Authentication of cur rency notes
1 These Regulations may be cited as the Bermuda Monetary Authority (Currency Forms and Designs, Etc.) Regulations 1992.
2 In these Regulations—
"currency note" means a currency note that is not regulated by the 1988 Regulations;
"the 1988 Regulations" means the Bermuda Monetary Authority (Currency Forms and Designs, Etc.) Regulations 1988 [title 16 item 11(a)].
Denominations of currency notes regulated by these Regulations
3 Currency notes may be of the following denominations—
$5.00 (five dollars)
$10.00 (ten dollars)
$50.00 (fifty dollars).
Dimensions of currency notes
4 Every currency note shall be 140 millimetres long and 68 millimetres wide.
Form and design of currency notes
5 The form and design of every currency note shall be in accordance with a sample note deposited by the Minister with the Authority and, in particular—
(a) every currency note shall bear a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II wearing a diamond tiara;
(b) the value of currency notes shall be expressed as follows—
(i) in words, in the centre of the front of every note, and in the bottom right-hand corner of the back of every note;
(ii) by a dollar symbol—
(aa) in every corner of the front of every note;
(bb) in the top right-hand and bottom left-hand corners of the back of every note;
(c) the Bermuda Coat of Arms shall appear on the back of every currency note;
(d) the words "Bermuda Monetary Authority" shall appear prominently on the front and on the back of every currency note;
(e) the words "This note is legal tender issued under The Bermuda Monetary Authority Act 1969" shall appear on the front of every currency note;
(f) every currency note shall be numbered serially in such manner as the Authority may determine;
(g) the date which shall appear on the front of every currency note shall respectively be as follows—
(i) $5.00 - "12 November 1992";
(ii) $100.00 - "4 January 1993";
(iii) $50.00 - "12 October 1992";
(h) the predominant features of the design of the front of every currency note shall respectively be as follows—
(i) $5.00 - Conch (shell);
(ii) $10.00 - Oleander (flowers);
(iii) $50.00 - Commissioner's House (historical building);
(i) the predominant features of the design of the back of every currency note shall respectively be as follows—
(i) $5.00 - (Maroon) background view of the town of St. George, together with a view of St. David's Lighthouse;
(ii) $10.00 - (Mauve) background view of Flatts Inlet, together with a depiction of the Cahow and a large shell;
(iii) $50.00 - (Navy blue) outline map of Bermuda as background, together with a depiction of divers exploring the underwater site of a shipwreck.
Device on currency notes
6 The device to be borne by every currency note shall be a watermark in the shape of a tuna fish.
Authentication of currency notes
7 Currency notes shall be authenticated by facsimile signatures in accordance with the following—
Date on Bank note
"Chairman" and "Director
8 For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that nothing in these Regulations affects the operation of the 1988 Regulations.
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