Rent Restriction Act 1924

Rent Restriction Act 1924

Public Act1924 No 3
Date of assent31 July 1924

An Act to amend Part 1 of the War Legislation Amendment Act 1916 (relating to the Restriction of Rent), and to continue its Operation.

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Rent Restriction Act 1924, and shall be read together with and deemed part of Part 1 of the War Legislation Amendment Act 1916.

2 Further extension of duration of law relating to restriction of rent
  • [Repealed]

    Section 2 was repealed, as from 29 August 1925, by section 2(2) Rent Restriction Continuance Act 1925 (1925 No 9).

3 Covenant to exclude application to any dwellinghouse of Part 1 of War Legislation Amendment Act 1916, to be void
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 3, 4 and 5 were repealed, as from 1 August 1927, by section 3(2) Rent Restriction Act 1926 (1926 No 36).

4 At option of landlord, standard rent for a period of one year may be 8 per centum of capital value as on 3rd August, 1914. Consequential repeal.
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 3, 4 and 5 were repealed, as from 1 August 1927, by section 3(2) Rent Restriction Act 1926 (1926 No 36).

5 Where rent payable on 3rd August, 1914, cannot be ascertained, standard rent may be fixed by reference to capital value
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 3, 4 and 5 were repealed, as from 1 August 1927, by section 3(2) Rent Restriction Act 1926 (1926 No 36).

6 Obtaining possession of dwellinghouse by misrepresentation
  • Section ten of the Housing Amendment Act 1921-22, is hereby amended as follows:—

    • (a) By inserting, after the words section nine hereof in subsection one, the words or who obtains possession of a dwellinghouse by representation that he requires possession on that ground; and by omitting from the same subsection the words by means of such order:

    • (b) By omitting from subsection three the words upon the said ground (e), and substituting the words upon the ground defined in paragraph (e) of subsection one of section nine hereof, or where possession has been obtained by representation that possession is required on that ground; and by omitting from the same subsection the words by means of such order:

    • (c) By omitting from subsection four the words the making of the order for possession, and substituting the words possession was obtained.