Finance Act (No 2) 1940

  • repealed
  • Finance Act (No 2) 1940: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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 (No 2) 1940

Public Act
1940 No 19
Date of assent
30 August 1940
30 August 1940

Finance Act (No 2) 1940: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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
2Authorising Minister of Industries and Commerce to develop linen flax industry [Repealed]
3Provision for collection of Social Security Charge and National Security Tax on issue of National Savings Bonds [Repealed]
4Restoring exemption of charitable gifts from death duties and gift duty [Repealed]
5Revocation of approval of brewers’ depots or bottling stores [Repealed]
6Extending power to levy rates under Swamp Drainage Act 1915 [Repealed]
7Validating certain rates in respect of Poukawa Drainage Area
8As to payment of compensation for certain land taken for purposes of Waitaki Boys’ High School
9This Part to be read with Land and Income Tax Act 1923 [Repealed]
10Amending provisions for assessment for income tax of gold mining companies [Repealed]
11Special provisions as to interest on debentures issued in substitution for shares [Repealed]
12Amending provisions as to proprietary companies [Repealed]
13Contributors to Government Superannuation Funds may elect to accept reduced retiring allowances in consideration of annuities to widows or approved dependants [Repealed]
14Death of male contributor to Government Railways Superannuation Fund [Repealed]
15Superannuation rights of employees of Government service organisations [Repealed]
16Power to postpone superannuation rights of members of Parliament [Repealed]
17Authorising and validating expenditure by local authorities in respect of visits of warships
18Conferring special powers on Buckley Drainage Board as to Mangaore Stream
19Disqualification provisions as to members of Parliament not to apply to certain payments
20Difference between wholesale and retail price of motor spirits to be refunded in certain cases
21Extending powers of Dilworth trustees as to British children
22Administration by Public Trustee of a certain trust under the will of Thomas Edmund Smith [Repealed]
23Validating grant of scholarships by Porirua College Trust Board and by Papawai and Kaikokirikiri Trusts Board [Repealed]
24Validating certain retiring allowances granted by Porirua College Trust Board [Repealed]
Reprint notes

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