16.5. The Government may, on the terms and conditions it determines,
(1) authorize the Office to contract loans by notes, bonds or otherwise;
(2) secure payment in capital and interest of any loan contracted by the Office and any of its obligations;
(3) authorize the Minister of Finance to advance to the Office any amount considered necessary for the performance of its obligations or the exercise of its functions and powers.
The sums required for the carrying out of subparagraphs 2 and 3 of the first paragraph shall be taken out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.