“Relevant Governmental Body” means the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or any successor thereto.
“Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement” means the Benchmark Replacement excluding the Benchmark Replacement Adjustment.
This Bond may be redeemed, in whole or in part, at the option of the Company, at any time on or after April 1, 2023 (the “Par Call Redemption Date”), after notice given in writing (including by facsimile transmission or electronic mail) to the registered owner hereof at the last address shown on the registry books of the Company, by the Company or The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee, at least 30 days, but not more than 60 days, before the date fixed for redemption, at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Series 2021C Bonds being redeemed plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to but excluding the date of redemption.
If the Company elects to redeem fewer than all the Series 2021C Bonds, The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee, will select the particular bonds to be redeemed on a pro rata basis, by lot or by such other method of random selection, if any, that The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee, deems fair and appropriate; provided, however, that as long as this Bond is held with a depositary, any such selection shall be in accordance with such depositary’s applicable procedures.
Any notice of redemption, at the Company’s option, may state that the redemption will be conditional upon receipt by the paying agent, on or prior to the date fixed for the redemption, of money sufficient to pay the principal of and premium, if any, and interest, if any, on the Series 2021C Bonds to be redeemed and that if the money has not been so received, the notice will be of no force and effect and the Company will not be required to redeem this Bond.
The Trust Indenture makes provision for a Special Trust Fund and permits the use of moneys therein for the purpose, among others, of redeeming or purchasing this Bond.
The principal of and interest on this Bond are payable at the offices of The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee, in Chicago, Illinois, or at such other agency or agencies as may be designated by the Company, in such coin or currency of the United States of America as at the time of payment is legal tender for public and private debts.
This Bond is one of a series, designated as “Series 2021C, Due 2024,” of a duly authorized issue of bonds of the Company, known as its “First and Refunding Mortgage Bonds,” issued and to be issued in one or more series under and all equally and ratably secured by a Trust Indenture dated as of October 1, 1923, and indentures supplemental thereto, including the One Hundred Forty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture, to be dated as of March 29, 2021, which have been duly executed, acknowledged and delivered by the Company to The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. and D. G. Donovan, or one of their predecessors, as Trustees, to which original indenture and indentures supplemental thereto (collectively, the “Trust Indenture”) reference is hereby made for a description of the property, rights and franchises thereby mortgaged and pledged, the nature and extent of the security thereby created, the rights of the holders of this Bond