Finance Act 1954

  • repealed
  • Finance Act 1954: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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 1954

Public Act
1954 No 90
Date of assent
1 October 1954
1 October 1954

Finance Act 1954: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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
2Authorizing Minister of Finance to acquire shares in company formed for production of heavy water and geothermal energy [Repealed]
3Joint Loan Agents for loans raised in United Kingdom [Repealed]
4Validating general increase of salaries of Government servants
5Valuation of sports grounds for land tax purposes [Repealed]
6Compensation in connection with outbreak of scrapie disease [Repealed]
7Salaries of Judges of Supreme Court [Repealed]
8Salary of additional Judge of Court of Arbitration [Repealed]
9Salary of Judge of Land Valuation Court [Repealed]
10Salary of Judge of Compensation Court [Repealed]
11Salary of Local Government Appeal Authority [Repealed]
12Salaries of Magistrates [Repealed]
13Salaries of Judges of Maori Land Court
14Salary of Controller and Auditor-General [Repealed]
15Amending provisions as to Electric Supply Account [Repealed]
16Articles imported in parts [Repealed]
17Alteration of Tariff as to passengers’ baggage and effects [Repealed]
18Additional exemptions from sales tax [Repealed]
19Liability for social security charge of companies engaged in mining for gold, etc [Repealed]
20Validating increases in war pensions and allowances from 15 September 1953
21This Part to be read with Cinematograph Films Act 1928 [Repealed]
22Inland Revenue Act [Repealed]
23Assessment of film renters for income tax [Repealed]
24Assessment of film renters for social security charge [Repealed]
25Calculation of net receipts for assessment of film hire tax [Repealed]
26Quarterly returns of receipts by licensed renters [Repealed]
27Dates for payment of film hire tax [Repealed]
28Application of amendments as to film hire tax [Repealed]
29Majority required to carry proposal to raise a special loan [Repealed]
30Empowering certain local authorities to expend money in connection with the Southland centennial celebrations
31Validating excess overdrafts of local authorities as result of wage increase
32Salary and superannuation rights of F W Ongley, Esquire, former Judge of Compensation Court
33Superannuation rights of W F Stilwell, Esquire, additional Judge of Court of Arbitration
34Public Trustee to administer the Nelson Rifle Prize Fund [Repealed]
35Breach of extension orders under Agricultural Workers Act 1936 [Repealed]
36Land Transfer (Foreign Governments) Act 1945 repealed
37Repeal of Iron and Steel Industry Act 1937 and amendments
38Armed Forces Canteen Council may acquire land and buildings for council purposes
39Validating grant by New Zealand Meat Producers Board to widow of the late J J Evans
40New Zealand Meat Producers Board may make advances and give guarantees to societies engaged in meat export business [Repealed]
Reprint notes

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