§ (1) During a period of three years from the passing of this Act it shall not be lawful for a former enemy alien, either in his own name or in the name of a trustee or trustees, to acquire property of any of the following descriptions; Unit is to say:—
- (a) any land, or any interest in any land, in the United Kingdom; or
- (b) any interest in a key industry, or any share in a company registered in the United Kingdom which carries on any such industry; or
- (c) any share in a company owning a British ship registered in the United Kingdom.
§ In paragraph (c) after the word "share" insert the words "or interest in a share"—Agreed to.