Finance Act 1951

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Reprint as at 1 November 1985

Finance Act 1951

Public Act1951 No 78
Date of assent6 December 1951
Commencement6 December 1951


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Treasury.



1 Short Title

Part 1
Public revenues

2 Payment of child bonus

3 Transfer of surplus in Consolidated Fund to War Emergency Account [Repealed]

4 Gratuities to servicemen in respect of waterfront emergency

5 Increasing stamp allowance of members of Parliament [Repealed]

6 Amending provisions as to War Memorials Subsidies Deposit Account [Repealed]

7 Amending provisions as to rates payable in respect of Rural Subdivision of the Kaitaia Drainage Area [Repealed]

8 Authorizing purchase of shares in Courtenay Investments, Limited

Part 2

9 Salaries of Judges of Supreme Court [Repealed]

10 Salaries of additional Judges of Court of Arbitration [Repealed]

11 Salaries of nominated members of Court of Arbitration [Repealed]

12 Salaries of Magistrates [Repealed]

13 Salary of Chairman of Local Government Commission [Repealed]

14 Salaries of Judges of Maori Land Court, members of Public Service Commission, and members of War Pensions Boards [Repealed]

15 Salary of Controller and Auditor-General [Repealed]

16 General increase of salaries of Government servants

Part 3
Stamp duties, death duties, and gift duties

17 Exempting from gift duty donations made to Flood Relief Funds for Great Britain [Repealed]

18 Exempting from gift duty donations made to Otago Centennial Association, Inc [Repealed]

19 Exempting comprehensive motor vehicle insurance policies from stamp duty [Repealed]

20 Amending provisions as to totalizator duty [Repealed]

21 Amending provisions as to lottery duty [Repealed]

22 Exempting from stamp duty, gift duty, and death duties gift from William Archibald Dampier Tripe, Esquire, to the Crown

Part 4
Local authorities and public bodies

23 Application of surplus of separate or special rate

24 Authorizing and validating expenditure by local authorities in respect of entertainment of distinguished overseas visitors

25 Authorizing local authorities to contribute towards cost of Canterbury air race

26 Authorizing New Zealand Counties Association to borrow moneys [Repealed]

27 Validating gift by Auckland Harbour Board to Auckland University College

28 Validating expenditure by Nelson Harbour Board for Harbours' Association conference

29 Validating salary and bonus payments by certain local authorities

Part 5

30 Financial year for State Coal Mines Account [Repealed]

31 Dissolution of Birchwood Coal Co., Ltd., and vesting of assets in Crown for State coal mines

32 Allowance to Coal Miners' Relief Fund Local Committees [Repealed]

33 Recovery of coal levy for Coal Mining Districts Amenities Fund [Repealed]

34 Railway deviation authorized [Repealed]

35 Repealing provisions as to preparation and gazetting of 4-weekly Railways Working Account

36 Repealing provisions as to returns of deposits with building societies, investment societies, and trading companies

37 Repealing provisions authorizing Education Boards to purchase cars for resale to officers [Repealed]

38 Disposal of accumulated revenues from Auckland Supreme Court site

39 Traders deposit accounts in the Cook Islands [Repealed]

40 Superannuation for Right Honourable William Joseph Jordan

Railway authorized

Reprint notes

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