International Finance Agreements Act 1961

  • This version was reprinted on 24 May 2016 to make corrections to Schedules 1, 2, and 7 under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Preamble

Whereas the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development were established pursuant to agreements drawn up at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference held in the month of July 1944:

And whereas the International Finance Corporation was established pursuant to the Articles of Agreement approved by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development on 11 April 1955:

And whereas the Fund and the Bank and the Corporation have prescribed terms and conditions (as set out in Schedules 4, 5, and 6) upon which the Government of New Zealand may be admitted to membership of the Fund and the Bank and the Corporation:

And whereas it is desirable to make provision accordingly.