Southern Rhodesia: 1942 – Iron and Steel Industry Act

Southern Rhodesia

1942 – Iron and Steel Industry Act

On 17 July 1942, the Southern Rhodesian Government created the Iron and Steel Industry Act act to establish the Rhodesian Iron and Steel Commission and to prescribe its
powers; to authorise and to confirm and give effect to certain agreements to which the
State was a party.

Under the Act, it was prescribed there would be a commission, under the
name of the Rhodesian Iron and Steel Commission, which shall be a body corporate
capable of suing and being sued in its corporate name and with power, subject to this
Act, to do all such acts and things as a body corporate may do by law and as are
necessary for, or incidental to, the carrying out of its objects and powers as set forth within the Act.