Finance Act 1931 (No 2)

  • repealed
  • Finance Act 1931 (No 2): repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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 2)

Public Act
1931 No 5
Date of assent
28 April 1931
28 April 1931

Finance Act 1931 (No 2): repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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
2Increasing authority to borrow on Treasury Bills
3Reparation moneys received before 1 April 1933 may be paid into Consolidated Fund [Repealed]
4Section 95 of Post and Telegraph Act 1928 amended [Repealed]
5Payment to the Consolidated Fund from the Public Trustee’s Account, the Native Trustee’s Account, the Government Insurance Account, the State Fire Insurance Account, and the Government Accident Insurance Account of amount of reduction in salaries effected by Finance Act 1931 [Repealed]
6Section 5 of Greymouth Harbour Board Amendment Act 1920 amended [Repealed]
7Reducing annual grant to New Zealand Institute [Repealed]
10Section 20 of Finance Act 1928 amended [Repealed]
11Special provisions as to taking and release of securities to the Crown [Repealed]
12Governor-General may make regulations regulating the import and export of coined silver [Repealed]
13Governor-General in Council may declare certain payments not to be pay or salary for superannuation purposes [Repealed]
14National Provident Fund Act 1926 amended [Repealed]
15Sections 19 and 43 of the National Provident Fund Act 1926 modified in their application to certain persons [Repealed]
16Unclaimed moneys payable out of National Provident Fund to become part of Fund [Repealed]
17Section 3 of Family Allowances Act 1926 amended [Repealed]
18Each Official Assignee to close separate bank accounts for individual estates and to have one bank account for all estates [Repealed]
19Public Service Commissioner to control Cook Islands and Samoan Public Services [Repealed]
20Restricting right of certain persons to count as time and a half for superannuation purposes service in Cook Islands and Western Samoa [Repealed]
21Census and Statistics Act 1926 to be administered by Minister of Industries and Commerce
22Amendments of Marriage Act 1908, etc
23Section 16 of Births and Deaths Registration Act 1924 amended
24Recovery from or crediting to appropriate accounts cost of exchanges and premiums on remittances of certain public moneys [Repealed]
25Land Assurance Deposit Account under section 53 of Finance Act 1930 abolished [Repealed]
26Education Purposes Loans Act 1919 repealed, and special account abolished
27Railways Improvement Authorisation Act 1914 Account abolished
28Saving of rights of lenders under loan authorities repealed by 2 last preceding sections [Repealed]
29This Part to be part of Education Act 1914 [Repealed]
30Commencement [Repealed]
31Abolishing Council of Education and District Advisory Committees [Repealed]
32Temporary or permanent closing of schools by Minister in certain cases of emergency [Repealed]
33Section 54 of principal Act amended [Repealed]
34Section 71 of principal Act amended [Repealed]
35Abolition of Junior and Senior National Scholarships [Repealed]
36Minister may establish bursaries for secondary or higher education [Repealed]
37Repeal [Repealed]
38Altering constitution of Council of Governors of Nelson College and transferring to it control of Nelson Technical School
39Napier High School Board of Governors to have control of Napier Technical School
40Replacing of lost or destroyed debentures of local authorities [Repealed]
41Borough Councils to make bylaws re design and construction of buildings to resist earthquake shocks [Repealed]
42Authorising remission of additional charge of 10% on unpaid rates
43Section 10 of Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1926 amended [Repealed]
44Fire Boards to be subject to Local Bodies’ Finance Act 1921–22 [Repealed]
45Trustee not liable for continuing to hold investment which has ceased to be an authorised investment [Repealed]
46Trustees in certain cases may, with consent of court, borrow moneys and apply the same for advancement, etc, of persons entitled to capital of trust property [Repealed]
47Publication in the Gazette to be sufficient compliance with requirement to publish in the Kahiti
Reprint notes

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