Patriotic and Canteen Funds Act 1947

Reprint
as at 1 April 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Patriotic and Canteen Funds Act 1947

Public Act1947 No 63
Date of assent27 November 1947
Commencementsee section 1

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 New Zealand Defence Force.


Contents

Title

1 Short Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

Part 1
Patriotic and Canteen Funds Board

[Repealed]

3 Incorporation of Patriotic and Canteen Funds Board [Repealed]

4 Membership of Board [Repealed]

5 Chairman and Deputy Chairman [Repealed]

6 Functions of Board [Repealed]

7 Powers of Board [Repealed]

8 Officers of Board [Repealed]

9 Vesting property in Board [Repealed]

10 Patriotic and Canteen Funds established [Repealed]

10A Patriotic and Canteen Funds Account [Repealed]

10B Board may establish subsidiary accounts [Repealed]

10C Trustees of war funds may transfer funds to Board [Repealed]

Part 2
Provincial Patriotic Councils

Provincial districts

11 Provincial districts

12 Union of provincial districts

13 Alteration of boundaries of districts

14 Regulations may provide for consequential adjustments

Provincial Patriotic Councils

15 Incorporation of Provincial Patriotic Councils

16 First members of Council [Repealed]

17 Constitution of Council

18 Rules of new provincial Councils

19 Functions of Council

20 Powers of Council

21 Officers of Council

22 Vesting property in Council

23 Provincial Patriotic Funds established

24 Welfare Committees

Part 3
The Canteen Fund Board

[Repealed]

25 Incorporation of Canteen Fund Board [Repealed]

26 Membership of the Board [Repealed]

27 Chairman and Deputy Chairman [Repealed]

28 Functions of the Board [Repealed]

29 Powers of the Board [Repealed]

30 Officers of the Board [Repealed]

31 Canteen Fund established [Repealed]

32 Canteen Board may pay surplus profits to Fund and transfer property to Canteen Fund Board [Repealed]

Part 4
General provisions

33 Extraordinary vacancies

34 Meetings

35 Additional powers of each Council: superannuation

36 Unauthorised expenditure

37 Contracts of any Council

38 Vesting, management, and investment of property

39 Travelling expenses of members of Councils

40 Accounting records must be kept

40A Financial statements must be prepared

40B Financial statements must be audited

40C Accounts for money expended or property applied under section 38(2)

41 Annual report to Minister [Repealed]

42 Investigation of administration and accounts of provincial Councils

43 Rules

44 Authority to make contributions for patriotic purposes

45 Exemptions from stamp duty, gift duty, and death duties [Repealed]

45A Local authorities may exempt Boards and Councils from rates [Repealed]

46 Council to have sole authority in its district

47 Raising of money for patriotic purposes

48 Saving existing functions of ex-servicemen's organisations

49 Penalties

50 Regulations

51 Revocation of Emergency Regulations and savings

Schedule 1
Provincial districts

Schedule 2
Regulations revoked


An Act to make provision for the administration and control of moneys raised for patriotic purposes and of the accumulated profits and surplus property of the Canteen Board and for matters incidental thereto

1 Short Title and commencement
  • This Act may be cited as the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Act 1947 and shall come into force on 1 May 1948.

2 Interpretation
  • In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Council means a Provincial Patriotic Council constituted under this Act, and in relation to any provincial district means the Council for that district

    discharged serviceman means a serviceman who, whether before or after the passing of this Act, has ceased to serve as a serviceman

    financial statements has the same meaning as in section 6 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013

    financial year means a year ending on 30 September

    generally accepted accounting practice has the same meaning as in section 8 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013

    Funds means the Patriotic and Canteen Funds established under this Act

    Minister means the Minister who is, with the authority of the Prime Minister, for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act

    non-GAAP standard has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013

    patriotic purpose means any purpose for which the Patriotic and Canteen Funds or any Provincial Fund may be used under this Act

    provincial district means a provincial patriotic district under this Act

    Provincial Fund means a Provincial Patriotic Fund established under this Act

    Regulations means the Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939

    serviceman means a serviceman within the meaning of Part 1 of the Rehabilitation Act 1941; and includes—

    • (a) any person who, by reason of service rendered while he was ordinarily resident outside New Zealand, would have been such a serviceman if he had then been ordinarily resident in New Zealand; and

    • (b) any person who, by reason of service rendered (while he was ordinarily resident in New Zealand or elsewhere) in any war before the Second World War in which His Majesty was engaged, would have been such a serviceman if that service had been rendered during the Second World War and if he had then been ordinarily resident in New Zealand; and

    • (c) any person who, by reason of service rendered (while he was ordinarily resident in New Zealand or elsewhere) as a member of the naval, military, or air forces of New Zealand or any other part of the Commonwealth during any emergency, whether arising out of the obligations undertaken by New Zealand or that other part of the Commonwealth in the Charter of the United Nations or otherwise, would have been such a serviceman if that service had been rendered during the Second World War and if he had then been ordinarily resident in New Zealand. If any question arises as to whether service rendered as aforesaid was rendered during an emergency for the purposes of this paragraph, that question shall be decided by the Minister

    specified not-for-profit entity has the same meaning as in section 46 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013

    the War means the Second World War; and expressions relating to the duration or termination thereof have the same meaning as in section 16 of the Finance Act 1945.

    Section 2 Board: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 3(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 2 Canteen Fund: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 2(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 2 financial statements: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

    Section 2 Funds: inserted, on 1 October 1987, by section 2(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 2 generally accepted accounting practice: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

    Section 2 Minister: replaced, on 1 October 2000, by section 12 of the Archives, Culture, and Heritage Reform Act 2000 (2000 No 32).

    Section 2 New Zealand Fund: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 2(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 2 non-GAAP standard: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

    Section 2 patriotic purpose: replaced, on 1 October 1987, by section 2(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 2 serviceman: replaced, on 26 October 1956, by section 2(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1956 (1956 No 93).

    Section 2 serviceman paragraph (c): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 3(2) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 2 serviceman paragraph (c): amended, on 23 November 1967, by section 2 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1967 (1967 No 107).

    Section 2 specified not-for-profit entity: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

Part 1
Patriotic and Canteen Funds Board

[Repealed]

  • Part 1: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

3 Incorporation of Patriotic and Canteen Funds Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 3: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

4 Membership of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

5 Chairman and Deputy Chairman
  • [Repealed]

    Section 5: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

6 Functions of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 6: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

7 Powers of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 7: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

8 Officers of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 8: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

9 Vesting property in Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 9: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

10 Patriotic and Canteen Funds established
  • [Repealed]

    Section 10: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

10A Patriotic and Canteen Funds Account
  • [Repealed]

    Section 10A: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

10B Board may establish subsidiary accounts
  • [Repealed]

    Section 10B: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

10C Trustees of war funds may transfer funds to Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 10C: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 4 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

Part 2
Provincial Patriotic Councils

Provincial districts

11 Provincial districts
  • For the purposes of this Act New Zealand shall be divided into provincial districts with the names specified in Schedule 1 and with such boundaries as are specified in that behalf by the Minister by notice published in the Gazette.

12 Union of provincial districts
  • (1) The Minister may from time to time, by notice published in the Gazette, declare any 2 or more provincial districts to be united and to form 1 provincial district.

    (2) Every notice given under this section shall specify the name and boundaries of the new district and the date from which the new district is constituted.

    (3) Every new district constituted under this section shall be deemed to be a provincial district established under this Act, and the provisions of this Act shall apply thereto accordingly.

13 Alteration of boundaries of districts
  • (1) The Minister may from time to time, by notice published in the Gazette, alter and redefine the boundaries of any provincial district by the inclusion therein or the exclusion therefrom of any area.

    (2) Every notice given under this section shall define the boundaries of any area thereby included in or excluded from any district, and the altered boundaries so defined shall, as from the taking effect of the notice, be the boundaries of the districts specified therein.

14 Regulations may provide for consequential adjustments
  • Regulations made under this Act may provide for all necessary financial and other adjustments consequential on the constitution of new provincial districts under section 12 or on the alteration of the boundaries of provincial districts under section 13.

Provincial Patriotic Councils

15 Incorporation of Provincial Patriotic Councils
  • There is hereby constituted for the purposes of this Act, for each provincial district a Provincial Patriotic Council, which shall be a body corporate under the name of the [name of district] Provincial Patriotic Council, having perpetual succession and a common seal, and being capable of holding real and personal property and of doing and suffering all that bodies corporate may do and suffer.

16 First members of Council
  • [Repealed]

    Section 16: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

17 Constitution of Council
  • (1) The Council shall be constituted in such manner as may be prescribed by rules made under this section:

    provided that the Council shall include 1 or more discharged servicemen appointed to represent the discharged servicemen's organisations in that district.

    (2) The Council shall not later than 1 August 1948 prepare and submit to the Minister for his approval rules defining the constitution of the Council, which shall make provision for—

    • (a) the number of members of the Council and the qualifications for membership:

    • (b) the procedure for the nomination and appointment of members:

    • (c) the procedure for the vacation of office of members of the Council:

    • (d) the procedure for the election and appointment of and the vacation of office of a Chairman and a Deputy Chairman of the Council:

    • (e) the procedure for the setting up of Welfare Committees in the provincial district, the appointment and vacation of office of the members of those committees and the powers, functions, duties, and regulation of proceedings of those committees:

    • (f) such other matters as the Minister may require.

    (3) The Council may from time to time vary, revoke, or add to any of its rules made under this section.

    (4) No such rules and no such variation, revocation, or addition shall come into force until approved by the Minister, who, before approving the same, may require the Council to make such amendments therein or additions thereto as he thinks fit.

    (5) If the Council fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section, the Minister may make such rules as he thinks fit in respect of any of the matters specified in subsection (2) and all rules so made shall have effect as if they had been made by the Council under this section and approved by the Minister.

    (6) The rules of the Council made under the Regulations and in force immediately before the commencement of this Act shall, so far as they provide for any of the matters specified in subsection (2), enure for the purposes of this section until they are revoked or superseded by rules made under this section.

18 Rules of new provincial Councils
  • Every new Council formed by the union of 2 or more provincial districts shall, within 3 months after the holding of the first meeting of the new Council, prepare and submit to the Minister for his approval rules defining the constitution of that new Council which shall make provision for all the matters specified in section 17 and all the provisions of that section shall, so far as applicable and with any necessary modifications, apply to the new Council as if it were a Provincial Patriotic Council constituted under section 15.

19 Functions of Council
  • The functions of the Council shall be to administer the Provincial Fund for the provincial district in accordance with the provisions of this Act to the end that the moneys of the Provincial Fund shall be expended to the best advantage for—

    • (a) the relief, assistance and support of discharged servicemen for the time being residing in the provincial district who may be suffering from disablement or sickness (whether attributable to war service or otherwise), or out of employment, or otherwise in need, and of the dependants of any such discharged serviceman:

    • (b) the relief, assistance and support of the dependants for the time being residing in the provincial district of any deceased serviceman or discharged serviceman:

    • (c) such other purposes as the Minister may from time to time prescribe by notice published in the Gazette.

20 Powers of Council
  • The Council shall have the following powers:

    • (a) to expend any moneys that may be received by it from any source for any of the purposes specified in section 19 in such manner as it thinks fit:

      provided that all benefactions at any time vested in or enjoyed by the Council with a declaration of trust, or as an endowment for the promotion of any particular purposes, and any trust affecting any property which prior to the commencement of this Act was vested in a Provincial Patriotic Council constituted under the Regulations shall be strictly applied by the Council accordingly:

    • (b) to make grants to any Welfare Committee set up in the provincial district either generally or particularly for any of the purposes specified in section 19:

    • (c) to appoint Welfare Committees in accordance with the rules of the Council in that regard and to delegate to those committees either generally or particularly such functions as the Council may determine:

    • (d) to appoint other committees of such persons (whether members of the Council or not) as it thinks fit, and to delegate to them such functions as it may determine; and to authorise any such other committee to co-opt as members thereof persons who are not members of the Council:

    • (e) to acquire either by purchase, gift, or otherwise, any land, interest in land, or chattels:

    • (f) to improve any land acquired by the Council and to erect, improve, alter, extend, equip, furnish, repair, and maintain any buildings on such land:

    • (g) to grant loans, with or without interest, out of moneys of its Provincial Fund for any of the purposes specified in section 19:

    • (h) to make payments out of its Provincial Fund to the Board to be applied by the Board for any of the purposes specified in section 6.

21 Officers of Council
  • The Council may appoint such officers and other servants as it deems necessary for the efficient carrying out of its functions under this Act and may pay them such remuneration as it thinks fit.

22 Vesting property in Council
  • (1) All real and personal property which immediately before the commencement of this Act is vested in a Provincial Patriotic Council constituted under the Regulations shall by force of this Act, and without conveyance, transfer, or assignment be deemed to be vested in the Council for that provincial district constituted under this Act for the estate and interest of that Provincial Patriotic Council therein, subject to all liabilities, charges, obligations, and trusts affecting the same.

    (2) On the commencement of this Act all the contracts, debts, and liabilities of the Provincial Patriotic Council constituted under the Regulations shall become the contracts, debts, and liabilities of the Council constituted under this Act.

    (3) The District Land Registrar shall, on written application under the seal of the Council, register the Council as proprietor of any estates or interests in land registered under the Land Transfer Act 1915 and vested in the Council by virtue of this Act.

23 Provincial Patriotic Funds established
  • (1) There is hereby established for the purposes of this Act, for each provincial district, a fund to be called the [name of district] Provincial Patriotic Fund, which shall consist of—

    • (a) all moneys which immediately before the commencement of this Act formed part of the Provincial Patriotic Fund of that district:

    • (b) all moneys that may be contributed to that Provincial Fund or that otherwise be lawfully payable into that Fund:

    • (c) all moneys received by the Council from the sale or other disposal of any property of the Council:

    • (d) all accumulations of moneys belonging to the Provincial Fund.

    (2) All moneys which, if this section had not been passed, would have been payable into any Provincial Patriotic Fund under the Regulations shall be paid into the Provincial Fund under this Act of the provincial district concerned.

    (3) All moneys belonging to the Provincial Fund shall be paid into such bank within the meaning of the Banking Act 1908 as the Council may determine to the credit of an account to be known as the [name of district] Provincial Patriotic Fund Account.

    (4) No moneys shall be paid out of any such account except pursuant to a resolution of the Council or of a committee authorised for the purpose by the Council:

    provided that no bank or payee or other person shall be concerned to inquire whether any cheque drawn on any such account has been authorised by a resolution of the Council or of such a committee:

    provided that every payment authorised by a resolution of a committee under this subsection shall be submitted for approval at the next ordinary meeting of the Council.

    (5) Moneys belonging to any Provincial Fund may be paid out of any such account into any 1 or more subsidiary accounts established from time to time at the discretion of the Council at any trading bank under such appropriate names as the Council may approve or determine.

    (6) Each Provincial Patriotic Fund Account shall be operated on only by cheque or other instrument (not being a promissory note or bill) signed by the Treasurer of the Fund duly appointed by the Council or, in his absence, by such other person as the Council may appoint, and countersigned in each case by one of such members of the Council as the Council appoints for the purpose.

    (7) Every subsidiary account may be operated on by such person or persons as the Council may from time to time appoint in that behalf, and the Council may by resolution authorise in general terms the purposes for which that subsidiary account may be used:

    provided that no bank or payee or other person shall be concerned to inquire whether any cheque or other instrument drawn upon a subsidiary account is within the authority of a resolution of the Council authorising operations upon that account.

    Section 23(4): amended, on 27 November 1970, by section 2(1)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 97).

    Section 23(4) first proviso: amended, on 27 November 1970, by section 2(1)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 97).

    Section 23(4) second proviso: inserted, on 27 November 1970, by section 2(2) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 97).

    Section 23(5): amended, on 1 December 1950, by section 4(3) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1950 (1950 No 64).

    Section 23(6): replaced, on 21 November 1973, by section 2(3) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1973 (1973 No 84).

    Section 23(7): amended, on 1 December 1950, by section 4(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1950 (1950 No 64).

    Section 23(7) proviso: amended, on 21 November 1973, by section 2(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1973 (1973 No 84).

24 Welfare Committees
  • (1) The Council may from time to time set up in any part of its district a Welfare Committee for the purpose of supervising and assisting in the more efficient performance of the functions of the Council in that locality.

    (2) The procedure for the appointment and vacation of office of the members of those committees and the powers, functions, duties, and regulation of the proceedings of those committees shall be such as the Council may determine, subject to the provisions of this Act and of any rules in that behalf made under section 17.

    (3) Any Welfare Committee may from time to time appoint a suitable person to be the secretary and treasurer of that Committee and may at any time revoke any such appointment. Any person so appointed may be paid such honorarium or remuneration and allowances as the Council may determine.

    (4) Each Welfare Committee shall keep full and correct accounts in such manner as the Council may require, of all moneys received and expended by it, and shall produce to the Council when required all books, papers, accounts, and other documents relating to the receipts and expenditure of moneys received and expended by the Committee.

    (5) The Council may for the purpose of appointing Welfare Committees subdivide its district and may from time to time alter and redefine the boundaries of any subdivision.

Part 3
The Canteen Fund Board

[Repealed]

  • Part 3: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

25 Incorporation of Canteen Fund Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 25: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

26 Membership of the Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 26: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

27 Chairman and Deputy Chairman
  • [Repealed]

    Section 27: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

28 Functions of the Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 28: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

29 Powers of the Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 29: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

30 Officers of the Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 30: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

31 Canteen Fund established
  • [Repealed]

    Section 31: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

32 Canteen Board may pay surplus profits to Fund and transfer property to Canteen Fund Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 32: repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

Part 4
General provisions

33 Extraordinary vacancies
  • (1) Any member appointed to any Council may at any time resign his office by writing addressed to the Minister.

    (2) If any appointed member of any Council dies, or resigns his office, or becomes incapable in the opinion of the Minister of acting as a member, the vacancy shall as soon as practicable thereafter be filled by the appointment of a new member in the manner in which the vacating member was appointed.

    (3) Any person appointed to fill a vacancy under this section shall hold office only for the remainder of the term for which his predecessor was appointed.

    (4) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Act, every member of any Council, unless he sooner vacates his office, shall continue in office until his successor comes into office.

    Section 33(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 33(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 5(2) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 33(2): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 33(4): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 5(3) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

34 Meetings
  • (1) Meetings of each Council shall be held at such times and places as it determines, but each Council shall meet at least once in each financial year.

    (2) The Minister may at any time call a special meeting of any Council and any 3 members of a Council may at any time by notice in writing request the Minister to call a special meeting of that Council and thereupon the Minister shall call a special meeting to be held not later than 1 month after the day on which he receives the notice.

    (3) All members for the time being in New Zealand shall be given at least 7 clear days' notice in writing of any meeting. Every such notice shall be sent by post and addressed to the member at his last known place of abode or business in New Zealand, and shall be deemed to have been received when it would in the ordinary course of post be delivered.

    (4) At any meeting of a Council not less than one-half of the members shall form a quorum.

    (5) All questions before the Council shall be decided by a majority of the valid votes recorded thereon.

    (6) The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Council at which he is present.

    (7) In the absence of the Chairman from any such meeting, the Deputy Chairman, if present, shall preside. In the absence from any such meeting of both the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman, the members present shall appoint 1 of their number to be the Chairman of that meeting.

    (8) At every meeting the Chairman shall have a deliberative vote, and, in case of an equality of votes, shall also have a casting vote.

    Section 34(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(1)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 34(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(1)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 34(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 34(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 34(4): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(3) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 34(5): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(4) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 34(6): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 6(5) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

35 Additional powers of each Council: superannuation
  • (1) Each Council shall, in addition to any other powers conferred on it by any other provisions of this Act, have the following powers:

    • (a) to join with the National War Funds Council constituted under the War Funds Act 1915 or with any Society incorporated under the provisions of that Act in the exercise of any of the powers of the Council if in the opinion of the Council any of the purposes specified in section 6 or section 19 of this Act, as the case may be, can thereby be more effectively or more conveniently attained:

    • (b) in making any payments authorised by this Act to impose in its discretion such conditions as it thinks fit for the purpose of ensuring that the moneys are expended only for the purpose specified, and to the best advantage:

    • (c) to borrow moneys from time to time on the security of any property of the Council.

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) [Repealed]

    Section 35 heading: replaced, on 17 May 2005, by section 7(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 35(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 7(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 35(1)(a): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 7(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 35(1)(a): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 35(1)(c): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 7(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 35(2): repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 7(3) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 35(3): repealed, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

36 Unauthorised expenditure
  • Each Council may, in any financial year, expend out of its general fund for purposes not authorised by this or any other Act, any sum or sums not amounting in the whole to more than $1,000.

    Section 36: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 8 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 36: amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

37 Contracts of any Council
  • (1) Any contract which, if made between private persons, must be by deed shall, when made by any Council, be in writing under the common seal of the Council.

    (2) Any contract which, if made between private persons, must be in writing signed by the parties to be charged therewith shall, when made by any Council, be in writing signed by any person acting on behalf of and under the express or implied authority of the Council.

    (3) Any contract which, if made between private persons, may be made orally without writing may, when made by any Council, be made orally without writing by any person acting on behalf of and under the express or implied authority of the Council, but no oral contract shall be made for any sum exceeding $40.

    (4) The common seal of any Council shall not be affixed to any document except pursuant to a resolution of the Council, or of a committee of the Council authorised for that purpose by the Council either generally or with respect to any specified document or class of documents, and the execution of any document so sealed shall be attested by 2 members of the Council or committee, as the case may be:

    provided that no person shall be concerned to inquire whether the execution of any document attested by 2 members of any such committee is within an authority granted under this subsection to the committee by the Council, as the case may be, to execute documents on its behalf.

    Section 37 heading: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(3): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(3): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(4): replaced, on 5 November 1953, by section 2 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1953 (1953 No 37).

    Section 37(4): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(4): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(3)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(4): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(3)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 37(4) proviso: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 9(3)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

38 Vesting, management, and investment of property
  • (1) All land, interests in land, and chattels purchased with money belonging to the Funds or to any Provincial Fund or acquired in any manner by any Council shall be vested in the appropriate Council, as the case may be.

    (2) Each Council may from time to time appoint such person or body of persons (whether incorporated or not) as it thinks fit, being in the opinion of the Council specially qualified for the purpose, to manage, carry on, or maintain any property or institution or to expend any moneys or apply any personal property on behalf of the Council on such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the Council and that person or body.

    (3) Subject to the terms of any trust or endowment affecting the same, all money belonging to the Funds or any Provincial Fund and not immediately required for expenditure by the Council concerned may be invested in accordance with the provisions of the Trustee Act 1956 as to the investment of trust funds.

    Section 38(1): replaced, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 38(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 10(1)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 38(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 10(1)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 38(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 10(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 38(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 10(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 38(3): replaced, on 1 October 1988, by section 14(1) of the Trustee Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 119).

    Section 38(3): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 10(3) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

39 Travelling expenses of members of Councils
  • There shall be paid out of the appropriate Provincial Fund to the members of each Council travelling allowances and expenses in accordance with the Fees and Travelling Allowances Act 1951, and the provisions of that Act shall apply accordingly as if the members of each Council were members of a statutory Board within the meaning of that Act.

    Section 39: replaced, on 1 April 1952, by section 10(1) of the Fees and Travelling Allowances Act 1951 (1951 No 79).

    Section 39 heading: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 11(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 39: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 11(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 39: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 11(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

40 Accounting records must be kept
  • (1) Each Council must ensure that there are kept at all times accounting records that—

    • (a) correctly record the transactions of the Council; and

    • (b) will enable the Council to ensure that the financial statements of the Council comply with this Act; and

    • (c) will enable the financial statements of the Council to be readily and properly audited.

    (2) Each Council must establish and maintain a satisfactory system of control of those accounting records.

    (3) The accounting records must be kept—

    • (a) in written form in English; or

    • (b) in a form or manner in which they are easily accessible and convertible into written form in English.

    Section 40: replaced, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

40A Financial statements must be prepared
  • (1) Each Council must ensure that, within 5 months after the end of the financial year, financial statements are—

    • (a) completed in relation to the Council and that financial year; and

    • (b) dated and signed on behalf of the Council by 2 members of the Council.

    (2) The financial statements must be prepared in accordance with,—

    • (a) in the case of a specified not-for-profit entity, generally accepted accounting practice; or

    • (b) in any other case, either generally accepted accounting practice or a non-GAAP standard that applies for the purposes of this section.

    Section 40A: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

40B Financial statements must be audited
  • (1) Each Council must ensure that the financial statements of the Council are audited.

    (2) Each Council is a public entity as defined in section 4 of the Public Audit Act 2001 and, in accordance with that Act, the Auditor-General is its auditor.

    Section 40B: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

40C Accounts for money expended or property applied under section 38(2)
  • (1) Each person or body of persons authorised to expend any money or apply any property on behalf of any Council under section 38(2) must keep full and correct accounts of all such money or property received and expended or applied by him, her, or it.

    (2) The accounts must be audited by the Auditor-General or by an auditor appointed for the purpose by the Auditor-General, in the same manner as if that money and that property were the money and property of a public entity as defined in section 4 of the Public Audit Act 2001.

    Section 40C: inserted, on 1 April 2014, by section 125 of the Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102).

41 Annual report to Minister
  • [Repealed]

    Section 41: repealed, on 17 May 2005, by section 13 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

42 Investigation of administration and accounts of provincial Councils
  • (1) The Minister may at any time cause an investigation of the administration and accounts of any Council, or of any Welfare Committee, or of any agent of the Council appointed under section 38, or of the Funds, or of any Provincial Fund to be made by any person appointed by the Minister for that purpose.

    (2) When any such investigation has been directed by the Minister it shall be the duty of all persons affected to afford to the person so appointed full information on all matters relating to the investigation, and to produce to him all such books, papers, accounts, and other documents as may be necessary for him to make the investigation; and every person who makes default in so doing, or who in any manner obstructs the investigation, or deceives, or attempts to deceive the person so appointed commits an offence against this Act.

    (3) If, on considering the report of the investigation, the Minister is of the opinion that any person has been guilty of a breach of trust or negligence or other culpability, he may apply to a District Court Judge for an order directing that the costs and expenses of the investigation, or any part of such costs and expenses, be paid by that person to the Minister, and any order made on any such application shall be enforceable as a judgment of the District Court. Any such order may be made against 2 or more persons so as to impose a joint and several liability upon them.

    Section 42 heading: amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 14(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 42(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 14(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 42(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 14(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 42(1): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 42(3): amended, on 1 July 2001, by section 53 of the Public Audit Act 2001 (2001 No 10).

    Section 42(3): amended, on 1 April 1980, pursuant to section 18(2) of the District Courts Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 125).

43 Rules
  • (1) Each Council may from time to time by resolution, make rules not inconsistent with this Act and, in the case of any Council, not inconsistent with any rules made under section 17, for all or any of the following purposes, namely:

    • (a) regulating its proceedings and the conduct of its meetings:

    • (b) providing for the custody of its property and the use of its common seal:

    • (c) prescribing the duties of its officers and other servants:

    • (d) such other purposes as may be deemed necessary or expedient for duly carrying out the work of the Council.

    (2) Notice of every resolution proposed to be submitted to any meeting of any Council for the making, amendment, or revocation of any such rules as aforesaid shall be given to every member of the Council for the time being in New Zealand not less than 14 clear days before the day fixed for the meeting, by sending the same to him by post addressed to him at his last known place of abode or business in New Zealand, and shall be deemed to have been received when it would in the ordinary course of post be delivered.

    Section 43(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 15(1)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 43(1)(d): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 15(1)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 43(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 15(2)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 43(2): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 15(2)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

44 Authority to make contributions for patriotic purposes
  • (1) Any local authority or other public body, any corporation sole, any company or other incorporated body, any unincorporated body of persons, any trustee or trustees (including any statutory trustee or trustees or board of trustees), or any other person may, unless expressly prohibited by any Act, or by any instrument of trust, make to any Council, and the Council may accept donations or gifts of real or personal property for patriotic purposes.

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) For the purposes of this section, local authority means a local authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2002.

    Section 44(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 16 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 44(1): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 44(2): repealed, on 1 April 1949, by section 39(1) of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1948 (1948 No 62).

    Section 44(3): replaced, on 1 July 2003, by section 262 of the Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84).

45 Exemptions from stamp duty, gift duty, and death duties
  • [Repealed]

    Section 45: repealed, on 1 January 1972, pursuant to section 101(1) of the Stamp and Cheque Duties Act 1971 (1971 No 51).

45A Local authorities may exempt Boards and Councils from rates
  • [Repealed]

    Section 45A: repealed, on 1 April 1968, by section 177(1) of the Rating Act 1967 (1967 No 123).

46 Council to have sole authority in its district
  • Every Council shall with respect to its provincial district, have—

    • (a) the sole power to expend or apply, by itself or by any person or body appointed by it as agent in that behalf, the moneys forming part of the Provincial Fund of that provincial district, or other personal property acquired by it or on its behalf for patriotic purposes:

    • (b) the sole power to regulate and control the activities of all Welfare Committees, and other committees of that Council, and all authorised agents for the expenditure or application of moneys or other personal property, and to prohibit any particular activity from being carried on by any such Welfare Committee, or other committee, or authorised agent:

    • (c) generally the power to do all things necessary for the effective carrying out of patriotic purposes and the administration of the Fund.

    Section 46(c): replaced, on 17 May 2005, by section 17 of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

47 Raising of money for patriotic purposes
  • (1) It shall not be lawful without the prior consent of the Minister for any person or body of persons, other than a Council, or a Welfare Committee, or other committee of a Council, or the duly authorised agents of a Council, or of a Welfare Committee or other committee, to raise money or to take up collections in money or goods for any patriotic purpose, or to solicit gifts in money or goods or in any way to hold himself or themselves out as willing to receive such gifts for any such purpose.

    (2) Every person who commits a breach of any of the provisions of the last preceding subsection commits an offence against this Act.

    (3) If any person raises money or receives goods in breach of the provisions of subsection (1), those moneys and the value of those goods may be recovered by the Minister, or by any person authorised in that behalf by the Minister, from the person by whom they were so received as if those moneys and the value of those goods were a debt owing jointly and severally by all the defendants in the proceedings, and any sums so recovered by the Minister shall be paid by him to any Council or Councils in such shares and proportions as the Minister thinks fit.

    (4) The Minister may from time to time, by public notice, prohibit the raising or collecting whether by means of public appeal or otherwise howsoever, of any moneys or goods for any specified purpose, not being a patriotic purpose, or the soliciting by any such means of gifts in money or goods for any specified purpose, not being a patriotic purpose, by any specified society, association, or body of persons, whether incorporated or not, if in the opinion of the Minister the public or any section of the public is likely to be misled into believing that it is or will be contributing to an authorised appeal for patriotic purposes.

    (5) For the purposes of this section the expression public notice means a notice published in the Gazette or in any newspaper circulating in the locality in which the matter of the notice arises or to which it relates.

    (6) Every notice given under this section shall take effect when it is published, or at such later time as may be specified in that behalf in the notice.

    (7) Any notice given under this section may be at any time varied or revoked by a subsequent notice.

    (8) While any notice given under this section remains in force it shall not be lawful for any society, association, or other body of persons specified in the notice to raise or collect or solicit gifts of money or goods by any means whatsoever for any purpose so specified, or to continue by any such means to raise or collect or solicit gifts of money or goods for that purpose.

    (9) For the purposes of this section the Minister, or any person authorised by him in that behalf, may from time to time require any society, association, or body of persons, whether incorporated or not, to furnish such information and particulars, and to produce such books, accounts, papers, and other documents, relating to its constitution, proceedings, and activities as the Minister or such authorised person thinks fit.

    (10) If any society, association, or body of persons fails or refuses to conform to any requirement of the Minister or any authorised person under the last preceding subsection, every officer and every member of the committee or other governing body thereof commits an offence against this Act.

    Section 47(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 18(1)(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 47(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 18(1)(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 47(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 18(1)(c) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 47(1): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 47(3): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 18(2) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 47(3): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

48 Saving existing functions of ex-servicemen's organisations
  • Nothing contained in sections 46 and 47 shall operate in any way to limit the New Zealand Returned Services Association or any provincial Returned Services Association, or the New Zealand Homeservicemen's Association, or the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Association, or the Air Force Association, or the Ex-Royal Naval Men's Association, or the Merchant Service Guild in the powers, duties, and functions of those Associations or of that Guild or to render unlawful any appeal for funds or collection of money or goods by any such Association or Guild for any of its purposes or functions.

49 Penalties
  • (1) If any moneys belonging to the Funds or to any Provincial Fund or any property vested in any Council have been expended, applied, or used for any unauthorised purpose, those moneys or the value of that property may be recovered to the use of the appropriate fund or Council to which they lawfully belong by the Minister, or by any person authorised in that behalf by the Minister, from the person or body by whom they were so expended, applied, or used as if those moneys or that value were a debt owing jointly and severally by all the defendants in the proceedings.

    (2) Every person who expends, or applies, or authorises, or joins in authorising, the expenditure or application of any such moneys or other property for any unauthorised purpose commits an offence against this Act.

    (3) Every person who commits any breach of the provisions of this Act, or of any order or direction of any person authorised under this Act to make or give that order or direction, or who, for the benefit of himself or any other person makes any misleading statement to or otherwise misleads or attempts to mislead any person duly acting for any purpose under this Act, commits an offence against this Act.

    (4) Every person who commits an offence against this Act shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $100, and, where the offence is a continuing one, to a further fine not exceeding $10 for every day during which the offence continues.

    Section 49(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 19(a) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 49(1): amended, on 17 May 2005, by section 19(b) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65).

    Section 49(1): amended, on 1 October 1987, by section 5(1) of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4).

    Section 49(4): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

50 Regulations
  • The Governor-General may by Order in Council make regulations making provision for all matters deemed necessary for the due administration of, and for giving full effect to, the provisions of this Act.

51 Revocation of Emergency Regulations and savings
  • (1) The regulations specified in Schedule 2 are hereby revoked.

    (2) All provincial districts, provincial Councils appointments, orders, approvals, rules, notices defining or amending the boundaries of provincial districts or constituting new provincial districts, and other acts of authority that originated under or for the purposes of the Regulations, and are subsisting or in force at the commencement of this Act, shall enure for the purposes of this Act as if they had originated under this Act and accordingly shall, where necessary, be deemed to have so originated.

    (3) All matters and proceedings that have been commenced under the Regulations, and are pending or in force at the commencement of this Act, may be continued and completed under this Act.

    (4) The revocation of the said regulations shall not affect the liability of any person for any offence in relation thereto, and proceedings for any such offence may be taken as if it were an offence against the corresponding provisions of this Act.


Schedule 1
Provincial districts

s 11

NorthlandWellington
AucklandMarlborough
WaikatoNelson
Bay of PlentyWestland
East CoastCanterbury
Hawke's BayOtago
TaranakiSouthland

Schedule 2
Regulations revoked

s 51

Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939 (SR 1939/194)
Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939, Amendment No 1 (SR 1939/237)
Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939, Amendment No 2 (SR 1939/254)
Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939, Amendment No 3 (SR 1940/74)
Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939, Amendment No 4 (SR 1940/295)
Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939, Amendment No 6 (SR 1942/318)
Patriotic Purposes Emergency Regulations 1939, Amendment No 7 (SR 1944/104)


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Patriotic and Canteen Funds Act 1947 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
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint
  • Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102): section 125

    Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 65)

    Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84): section 262

    Public Audit Act 2001 (2001 No 10): sections 52, 53

    Archives, Culture, and Heritage Reform Act 2000 (2000 No 32): section 12

    Trustee Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 119): section 14(1)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 4)

    District Courts Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 125): section 18(2)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1973 (1973 No 84)

    Stamp and Cheque Duties Act 1971 (1971 No 51): section 101(1)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 97)

    Rating Act 1967 (1967 No 123): section 177(1)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1967 (1967 No 107)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1956 (1956 No 93)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1953 (1953 No 37)

    Fees and Travelling Allowances Act 1951 (1951 No 79): section 10(1)

    Patriotic and Canteen Funds Amendment Act 1950 (1950 No 64)

    Trustee Savings Banks Act 1948 (1948 No 62): section 39(1)