HC Deb 17 December 1919 vol 123 cc594-5

(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:—

  1. (a) any land, or any interest in any land, in the United Kingdom; or
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  3. (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
  4. (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.