Counties Insurance Empowering Act 1941

Reprint
as at 1 July 2003

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Counties Insurance Empowering Act 1941

Public Act1941 No 6
Date of assent30 August 1941
Commencement30 August 1941

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


An Act to confer certain powers on County Councils in relation to insurance

  • Preamble

    Whereas certain County Councils are desirous of joining together to form a limited liability company under the name of The New Zealand Counties Co-operative Insurance Company, Limited, for the purpose of undertaking the insurance of the members of the company.

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Counties Insurance Empowering Act 1941.

2 Interpretation
  • In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the term company means the New Zealand Counties Co-operative Insurance Company, Limited, referred to in the next succeeding section.

3 Authority to register company
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Companies Act 1993 or in any other enactment, a company may with the prior consent in writing of the Minister of Finance be registered under the provisions of that Act having the name The New Zealand Counties Co-operative Insurance Company, Limited.

    (2) The consent of the Minister to the registration of the company may be given upon or subject to such conditions as the Minister thinks fit including, if the Minister so requires, a condition that the company shall not be entitled to exercise any specified powers conferred on it by its memorandum of association or by its articles of association except with the prior consent of the Governor-General in Council.

    Section 3(1): amended, on 30 June 1997, pursuant to section 2(1) of the Companies Act Repeal Act 1993 (1993 No 126).

4 Restriction on altering memorandum and articles or constitution
  • The company must not alter its memorandum or articles of association or its constitution, as the case may be, except with the prior consent of the Minister of Finance.

    Section 4: replaced, on 1 July 1994, by section 2 of the Company Law Reform (Transitional Provisions) Act 1994 (1994 No 16).

5 Local authorities may become members or shareholders of company
  • A local authority may become a member or shareholder of the company by—

    • (a) applying for and having issued to it shares in the company in accordance with the memorandum and articles of association or the constitution of the company, as the case may be; or

    • (b) with the consent of the directors of the company, acquiring shares from a member or shareholder of the company.

    Section 5: replaced, on 1 July 1994, by section 2 of the Company Law Reform (Transitional Provisions) Act 1994 (1994 No 16).

6 Local authorities may raise money without poll to pay for shares
  • [Repealed]

    Section 6: repealed, on 1 July 2003, by section 266 of the Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84).


Statutes Amendment Act 1944

Public Act1944 No 25
Date of assent12 December 1944
Commencement12 December 1944
1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Statutes Amendment Act 1944.

Counties Insurance Empowering

13 Provision with respect to management of insurance business of New Zealand Counties Co-operative Insurance Company, Limited
  • (1) This section shall be read together with and deemed part of the Counties Insurance Empowering Act 1941.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything in the State Insurance Act 1990, it shall be lawful for the New Zealand Counties Co-operative Insurance Company, Limited and State Insurance Limited from time to time to enter into agreements for the management of the company's business by State Insurance Limited, on such terms and subject to such conditions as may be agreed upon between the company and State Insurance Limited.

    (3) While any such agreement as aforesaid remains in force the company's auditor shall, notwithstanding anything in the Companies Act 1993, be the Auditor-General, who for that purpose shall have and may exercise all such powers as he or she has under the Public Audit Act 2001 in respect of public moneys.

    (4) This section shall be deemed to have come into force on 1 January 1944.

    Section 13(2): amended, on 28 June 1990, pursuant to section 7(a) of the State Insurance Act 1990 (1990 No 36).

    Section 13(2): amended, on 28 June 1990, pursuant to section 24 of the State Insurance Act 1990 (1990 No 36).

    Section 13(3): amended, on 1 July 2001, pursuant to section 52 of the Public Audit Act 2001 (2001 No 10).

    Section 13(3): amended, on 30 June 1997, pursuant to section 2(1) of the Companies Act Repeal Act 1993 (1993 No 126).


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2Status of reprints

  • 3How reprints are prepared

  • 4Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989

  • 5List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Counties Insurance Empowering Act 1941. The reprint incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 1 July 2003, as specified in the list of amendments at the end of these notes.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the reprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order. For more information, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/reprints/ .

2 Status of reprints
  • Under section 16D of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by the amendments to that enactment. This presumption applies even though editorial changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in the reprint.

    This presumption may be rebutted by producing the official volumes of statutes or statutory regulations in which the principal enactment and its amendments are contained.

3 How reprints are prepared
  • A number of editorial conventions are followed in the preparation of reprints. For example, the enacting words are not included in Acts, and provisions that are repealed or revoked are omitted. For a detailed list of the editorial conventions, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/ or Part 8 of the Tables of New Zealand Acts and Ordinances and Statutory Regulations and Deemed Regulations in Force.

4 Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989
  • Section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 authorises the making of editorial changes in a reprint as set out in sections 17D and 17E of that Act so that, to the extent permitted, the format and style of the reprinted enactment is consistent with current legislative drafting practice. Changes that would alter the effect of the legislation are not permitted.

    A new format of legislation was introduced on 1 January 2000. Changes to legislative drafting style have also been made since 1997, and are ongoing. To the extent permitted by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, all legislation reprinted after 1 January 2000 is in the new format for legislation and reflects current drafting practice at the time of the reprint.

    In outline, the editorial changes made in reprints under the authority of section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 are set out below, and they have been applied, where relevant, in the preparation of this reprint:

    • omission of unnecessary referential words (such as of this section and of this Act)

    • typeface and type size (Times Roman, generally in 11.5 point)

    • layout of provisions, including:

      • indentation

      • position of section headings (eg, the number and heading now appear above the section)

    • format of definitions (eg, the defined term now appears in bold type, without quotation marks)

    • format of dates (eg, a date formerly expressed as the 1st day of January 1999 is now expressed as 1 January 1999)

    • position of the date of assent (it now appears on the front page of each Act)

    • punctuation (eg, colons are not used after definitions)

    • Parts numbered with roman numerals are replaced with arabic numerals, and all cross-references are changed accordingly

    • case and appearance of letters and words, including:

      • format of headings (eg, headings where each word formerly appeared with an initial capital letter followed by small capital letters are amended so that the heading appears in bold, with only the first word (and any proper nouns) appearing with an initial capital letter)

      • small capital letters in section and subsection references are now capital letters

    • schedules are renumbered (eg, Schedule 1 replaces First Schedule), and all cross-references are changed accordingly

    • running heads (the information that appears at the top of each page)

    • format of two-column schedules of consequential amendments, and schedules of repeals (eg, they are rearranged into alphabetical order, rather than chronological).

5 List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)
  • Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84): section 266

    Company Law Reform (Transitional Provisions) Act 1994 (1994 No 16): section 2

    Companies Act Repeal Act 1993 (1993 No 126): section 2(1)