|1138||Title:||ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 187 of 2007|
(1) In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"appointed day" (指定日期) means the day appointed under section 3;
"authorized representative" (獲授權代表) when used in relation to Royal Bank of Scotland or the Bank means the person or one of the persons resident in Hong Kong and authorized to accept service of process and notices on its behalf whose name or names and address or addresses is or are registered under section 333(2)(e) of the Companies Ordinance (Cap 32); (Amended 30 of 2004 s. 3)
"the Bank" (RBSG 銀行) means RBSG public limited company;
"customer" (客戶) includes any person having a banking account or other dealing, transaction or arrangement with Royal Bank of Scotland or (as the context may require) the Bank;
"enactment" (成文法則) means an enactment in this Ordinance or in any Ordinance or in any order, by-law, rule or regulation made under any Ordinance;
"existing" (現有) means existing, outstanding or in force immediately before the appointed day;
"liabilities" (法律責任) includes debts, duties and obligations of every description wheresoever arising (whether actual or contingent, present or future);
"property" (財產) means property and assets of every description wheresoever situate, and includes property held on trust and securities, rights, benefits and powers of every description but does not include the common seal of Royal Bank of Scotland or any document (other than accounting records) required to be kept pursuant to the provisions of the United Kingdom Companies Act 1985 or the Companies Ordinance (Cap 32);
"the registrar" (處長) means the Registrar of Companies appointed under section 303 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap 32);
"Royal Bank of Scotland" means The Royal Bank of Scotland public limited company;
"security" (抵押) includes any mortgage or charge (whether legal or equitable), assignment, debenture, fixed security, floating charge, personal bond, bill of exchange, promissory note, trust receipt, warehouse warrant, guarantee, indemnity, lien, right of retention, hypothec, pledge (whether actual or constructive), mandate, hypothecation, right of set-off, right of compensation or undertaking, any standard security, any assignation or disposition ex facie absolute and any agreement or other deed, instrument or document qualifying the same, any bond and disposition or assignation in security, any bond of cash credit, any bond of cash credit and disposition or assignation in security, any assignation in security, any real right or burden of whatever kind in the nature of a security and any other deed, document, conveyance, instrument, arrangement or means (in each case made, granted, arising or subsisting under any applicable law) for securing the payment or discharge of any liability and also includes any agreement or undertaking (whether in writing or not) to give or execute any of the foregoing whether upon demand or otherwise;
"subsidiary" (附屬公司) has the meaning given by section 2(4) of the Companies Ordinance (Cap 32);
"undertaking" (業務) when used in relation to Royal Bank of Scotland means the business and all existing property and all existing liabilities of Royal Bank of Scotland; and
"will" (遺屬) includes a codicil, a trust disposition and settlement, any other testamentary writing and any deed, disposition, contract, instrument or writing taking effect on the death of any person whereby any part of his estate is disposed of, or under which a succession thereto arises.
(2) References in this Ordinance to property and liabilities of Royal Bank of Scotland are references to all property vested in or belonging to or held by Royal Bank of Scotland and all liabilities to which Royal Bank of Scotland is subject, whether beneficially or in any fiduciary capacity and whether or not capable of being transferred or assigned by Royal Bank of Scotland.
(3) Any reference in this Ordinance to property or liabilities of Royal Bank of Scotland is a reference to property or, as the case may be, to liabilities of Royal Bank of Scotland whether situated in Hong Kong or elsewhere.
(4) Any reference in this Ordinance to rights or liabilities of Royal Bank of Scotland is a reference to rights to which Royal Bank of Scotland is entitled or, as the case may be, to liabilities to which Royal Bank of Scotland is subject, whether under the law of Hong Kong or under the law of any country or territory outside Hong Kong.