§ 1. "
- (1) That, towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the years ending on the thirty-first day of March nineteen hundred and the thirty-first day of March nineteen hundred and one, sums, not exceeding thirty-five million pounds, be raised by either or both of the following methods:—
- (a) By means of the creation of stock or bonds to be redeemed within a period not exceeding ten years, and bearing interest at a rate to be fixed by the Treasury; or
- (b) By means of the issue of Treasury Bills;
- (2) That all expenses incurred in connection with raising the said sums, including any additional remuneration to the Banks of England and Ireland, be charged on the Consolidated Fund."