Finance Act 1931 (No 4)

  • repealed
  • Finance Act 1931 (No 4): repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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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Finance Act 1931 (No 4)

Public Act
1931 No 44
Date of assent
11 November 1931
11 November 1931

Finance Act 1931 (No 4): repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).


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.


1Short Title
2Empowering Minister of Finance to borrow £3,000,000 for certain public works
3Section 41 of Public Revenues Act 1926 (as to borrowing on Treasury Bills) amended [Repealed]
4Realisation of Reserve Fund securities [Repealed]
5Extension of power to hypothecate securities under Part 12 of Public Revenues Act [Repealed]
6Certain moneys borrowed for State Advances purposes to be part of the public debt [Repealed]
7Authorising transfer to Consolidated Fund of certain moneys from Discharged Soldiers Settlement Account [Repealed]
8Abolition of Depreciation Fund established in connection with discharged soldiers settlement loans
9Validating payments out of New Zealand Reparation Estates Account to Samoan Treasury
10Section 59 of Public Revenues Act 1926 amended [Repealed]
11Section 34 of Finance Act 1929 (relating to charity stamps) amended [Repealed]
12Section 26 of Government Life Insurance Act 1908 amended [Repealed]
13Amending provisions as to assessment of gold mining and scheelite mining companies for income tax purposes [Repealed]
14Film-hire tax not payable in respect of sound-picture films made in New Zealand [Repealed]
15Section 136 of Mental Health Act 1911 amended [Repealed]
16Extending exemptions from annual licence fees under Motor-vehicles Act 1924 [Repealed]
17Sharebrokers Act 1908 amended
18Section 49 of Native Trustee Act 1930 amended
19Subsidy paid under section 54 of Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1926 during current financial year not to be charged with interest in certain cases [Repealed]
20Minister of Finance may refund to racing clubs portion of totalisator duty [Repealed]
21Reducing annual grant to Massey Agricultural College [Repealed]
22Section 29 of Finance Act 1929 amended [Repealed]
23Certain powers, etc, under certain Acts may be exercised by Second Assistant Secretary to the Treasury [Repealed]
24Special financial provisions respecting certain reserves for purposes of Post and Telegraph Department [Repealed]
25This Part to be read with Unemployment Act [Repealed]
26Authorising local authorities, with concurrence of Unemployment Board, to undertake work for benefit of private property [Repealed]
27Cost of works may be recovered as rate from owner or occupier of any lands benefited thereby [Repealed]
28Authorising Minister of Public Works to carry out works in relief of unemployment [Repealed]
29Unemployment tax on salaries and wages not payable by persons who are not ordinarily resident in New Zealand [Repealed]
30Section 17 of Amendment Act amended [Repealed]
31Income received in but not derived from New Zealand liable for unemployment charge [Repealed]
32Extending powers of Governor-General to make regulations [Repealed]
33This Part to be Part of Education Act 1914 [Repealed]
34Definition of terms correspondence school and correspondence classes [Repealed]
35Section 6 of principal Act amended [Repealed]
36Section 54 of principal Act amended [Repealed]
37Provisions as to enrolment, etc, of children in correspondence schools or classes [Repealed]
38Section 20 of Education Amendment Act 1920 amended [Repealed]
39Conditional authority to terminate employment of married women as teachers [Repealed]
40Exemptions from rating [Repealed]
41Section 7 of Public Service Superannuation Act 1927 amended
42Extension of section 14 of Finance Act 1931 (relating to superannuation rights of persons compulsorily retired from Government and other services) [Repealed]
43Superannuation rights of General Manager of Railways
44Savings of rights of contributors to superannuation funds under Local Authorities Superannuation Act 1908 [Repealed]
45Authorising grant to County Councils and certain Road Boards out of Main Highways Revenue Fund during current financial year [Repealed]
46Section 118 of Local Bodies’ Loans Act 1926 amended [Repealed]
47Extension of time within which preparation of town planning schemes must be completed [Repealed]
48Extending power of local authorities to borrow under Part 2 of Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Act 1931
49Section 40 of Finance Act 1931 (No 2) amended [Repealed]
50Authorising New Zealand Dairy-produce Export Control Board to expend money to assist herd testing [Repealed]
51Adjusting dates of elections of Licensing Committees [Repealed]
52Provision with respect to contributions by local authorities to British Empire Cancer Campaign Society
53Section 17 of Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Act 1931 (prohibiting certain acts while proceedings pending in Adjustment Court) amended
54Validating donation by Dunedin Savings-bank trustees to the Dunedin City Mayor’s Relief Fund
55Governor-General in Council may grant temporary exemptions from section 50(4) of Friendly Societies Act 1909 [Repealed]
56Authorising trustees of New Zealand Sheepowners’ Acknowledgment of Debt to British Seaman Society to borrow £20,000
Reprint notes

An Act to make provision with respect to public finance and other matters