Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970
3.Establishment of corresponding new banks and business thereof.-
(1) On the commencement of this Act, there shall be constituted such corresponding new banks as are specified in the First Schedule.
(2) The Paid-up capital of every corresponding new bank constituted under sub-section (1) shall until any provision is made in this behalf in any scheme made under section 9, be equal to the paid-up capital of the existing bank in relation to which it is the corresponding new bank.
(3) The entire capital of each corresponding new bank shall stand vested in, and allotted to, the Central Government.
(4) Every corresponding new bank shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal with power, subject to the provisions of this Act, to acquire, hold and dispose of property, and to contract, and may sue and be sued in its name.
(5) Every corresponding new bank shall carry on and transact the business of banking as defined in clause (b) of section 5 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (10 of 1949), and may engage in one or more forms of business specified in sub-section (1) of section 6 of that Act.
(6) Every corresponding new bank shall establish a reserve fund to which shall be transferred the share premiums and the balance, if any, standing to the credit of the reserve of the reserve fund of the existing bank in relation to which it is the corresponding new bank, and such further sum, if any, as may be transferred in accordance with the provisions of section 17 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (10 of 1949).