Finance Act 1946

  • repealed
  • Finance Act 1946: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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 1946

Public Act
1946 No 16
Date of assent
2 October 1946
2 October 1946

Finance Act 1946: repealed, on 3 June 2017, by section 3(1) of the Statutes Repeal Act 2017 (2017 No 23).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
2Appropriation of further contribution by New Zealand to United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration [Repealed]
3British Commonwealth Pacific airlines [Repealed]
4Validating agreement as to farm products stabilisation accounts under Marketing Act 1936
5Validating excess unauthorised expenditure
6Fees and fines under Electrical Wiremen’s Registration Act 1925 to be credited to Electric Supply Account [Repealed]
7Writing off capital liability of Main Highways Account to Consolidated Fund [Repealed]
8Mileage tax on certain classes of motor vehicle [Repealed]
9Waiving Crown’s right to accrued dividends on certain Bank of New Zealand shares acquired from legal representatives of persons under disability [Repealed]
10Authorising transfer to New Zealand register of Bank of New Zealand shares acquired by Crown overseas [Repealed]
11Government Stores Insurance Fund [Repealed]
12Audit of accounts kept by State Advances Corporation as agent for Government [Repealed]
13Altering method of applying additional revenue from special stamps [Repealed]
14Power to grant exemptions from taxation to wives and children of diplomatic and other representatives in New Zealand [Repealed]
15Composition of stamp duty payable by banks on bills of exchange and receipts [Repealed]
16Exemption from stamp duty of cheques and receipts given by New Zealand Council of Organizations for Relief Service Overseas [Repealed]
17Exemption from stamp duty and registration fees in respect of acquisition of land by foreign Governments [Repealed]
18Governor-General’s allowances [Repealed]
19Provision for increased salaries to Judges of Supreme Court [Repealed]
20Salary of Controller and Auditor-General [Repealed]
21Power of Reserve Bank to grant overdrafts to Government [Repealed]
22Authorising payments to Government servants in lieu of annual leave not taken during war period
23Authorising Government to construct public works outside New Zealand [Repealed]
24Authorising hospital boards to pay retrospective increases of remuneration to former employees [Repealed]
25Validating expenditure by local authorities in farewelling Their Excellencies Sir Cyril and Lady Newall and welcoming Their Excellencies Sir Bernard and Lady Freyberg
26Extended power of borrowing in respect of trading undertakings [Repealed]
27Authorising Auckland Electric-power Board to raise additional loans for reticulation purposes without poll of ratepayers [Repealed]
28Empowering local authorities to expend moneys in connection with centennial celebrations of the Provincial District of Otago
29Leave of absence for member of Parliament attending National Farmers’ Conference in England
30Preserving superannuation rights of Judge of the Court of Arbitration
31Superannuation rights of certain persons who elected to cease contributing to Government Superannuation Funds
32Defining power of Public Service Commissioner to make appointments to Cook Islands and Samoan Public Services, and validating appointments already made [Repealed]
33Power to make appointment in Public Service before office is relinquished by former appointee [Repealed]
34Power to make appointment in Post and Telegraph Department before office is relinquished by former appointee [Repealed]
35Miscellaneous amendments of Division III of Post and Telegraph Act 1928 (as to Post and Telegraph Department) [Repealed]
36Power to apply moneys in Suspense Account for welfare of employees of Post and Telegraph Department [Repealed]
37Power to appoint weekly balancing day for Reserve Bank, and date for monthly returns by trading banks [Repealed]
38Alteration of electoral boundaries not to affect Invercargill Licensing District [Repealed]
39Authorising Hokitika Savings-bank to invest £3,700 in securities of Westland Hospital Board
40Authorising Dunedin Savings-bank to invest £400,000 in securities of Otago Hospital Board
41Authorising Invercargill Savings-bank to invest £57,800 in securities of Southland Hospital Board
Reprint notes

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