If default shall be made in the payment of any installment of principal of or interest on this Bond or in the performance or observance of any of the covenants and agreements contained in the Trust Indenture, and such default shall continue as provided in the Trust Indenture, then the principal of this Bond may be declared and become due and payable as provided in the Trust Indenture.
This Bond is transferable only on the books of the Company at any of the places designated above for the payment of the principal of and premium, if any, or interest on this Bond, or at such other agency or agencies as may be designated by the Company, by the registered owner or by an attorney of such owner duly authorized in writing, on surrender hereof properly endorsed, and upon such surrender hereof, and the payment of charges, a new registered bond or bonds of this series, of an equal aggregate principal amount, will be issued to the transferee in lieu hereof, as provided in the Trust Indenture.
The terms of the Trust Indenture may be modified as set forth in the Trust Indenture; provided, however, that, among other things, (1) the obligation of the Company to pay the principal of and premium, if any, and interest on all bonds outstanding under the Trust Indenture, as at the time in effect, shall continue unimpaired, (2) no modification shall give any of said bonds any preference over any other of said bonds, and (3) no modification shall authorize the creation of any lien prior to the lien of the Trust Indenture on any of the trust property.
No recourse shall be had for the payment of the principal of and premium, if any, or interest on this Bond, or any part thereof, or for or on account of the consideration herefor, or for any claim based hereon, or otherwise in respect hereof, or of the Trust Indenture, against any past, present or future stockholder, officer or director of the Company or of any predecessor or successor company, whether for amounts unpaid on stock subscriptions, or by virtue of any statue or constitution, or by the enforcement of any assessment or penalty, or because of any representation or inference arising from the capitalization of the Company or of such predecessor or successor company, or otherwise; all such liability being, by the acceptance hereof and as a part of the consideration for the issue hereof, expressly released.
This Bond shall not be valid or obligatory for any purpose until it shall have been authenticated by the execution of the certificate of authentication hereon of The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee, or its successor in trust.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Southern California Edison Company has caused this Bond to be executed in its name by its President or one of its Vice Presidents and its corporate seal to be hereto affixed and attested by its Secretary or one of its Assistant Secretaries, as of December__, 2021, such execution and attestation to be by manual or facsimile signatures.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY