Rent Restriction Extension Act 1931

  • repealed
  • Rent Restriction Extension Act 1931: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).

Reprint as at 3 June 2017

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Rent Restriction Extension Act 1931

Public Act
 
1931 No 11
Date of assent
 
31 July 1931
Commencement
 
31 July 1931

Rent Restriction Extension Act 1931: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Treasury.

An Act to extend the scope and duration of the law relating to the restriction of rent

 
1 Short Title

This Act may be cited as the Rent Restriction Extension Act 1931.

2 Special provisions as to application of rent restriction legislation to dwelling houses in Hawke’s Bay earthquake area

(1)

This section shall apply to every dwelling house or part thereof let as a separate dwelling, which (being situated within the earthquake area as defined by the Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Act 1931) was let on 3 February 1931, or has been let at any time since that date, at a rental not exceeding the sum of 104 pounds per annum.

(2)

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Part 1 of the War Legislation Amendment Act 1916 or in any enactment amending the same, application may be made to a Stipendiary Magistrate by or on behalf of the tenant of any dwelling house or part of a dwelling house to which this section applies, for an order declaring that the said enactments shall be applied to such dwelling house or such part thereof, as the case may be.

(3)

On the hearing of any such application the Magistrate shall proceed in the same manner in all respects as if the application were an application made under section 4 of the Rent Restriction Act 1926, and the provisions of subsections (4), (5), and (6) of that section shall, with the necessary modifications, apply in the case of applications under this section in the same manner as to applications made under the said section 4:

provided that no order made for the purposes of this section shall be made retrospective to any date earlier than 3 February 1931.

(4)

Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the application of the next succeeding section, or of the enactments therein referred to.

(5)

Amendment(s) incorporated in the Act(s).

3 Extension of duration of law as to restriction of rent until 1 August 1932

(1)

Part 1 of the War Legislation Amendment Act 1916 and the several amendments thereof, in so far as those enactments are in force on the passing of this Act, shall continue in force until 31 October 1932, and shall then be deemed to be repealed.

(2)

Amendment(s) incorporated in the Act(s).

Section 3(1): amended, on 10 May 1932, by section 68 of the Finance Act 1932 (1932 No 11).

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Rent Restriction Extension Act 1931 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23): section 3(1)

Finance Act 1932 (1932 No 11): section 68