Finance Act (No 2) 1953

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Reprint as at 1 April 1988

Finance Act (No 2) 1953

Public Act1953 No 115
Date of assent27 November 1953
Commencement27 November 1953


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 Supplementation of war service gratuities for World War II and Korea

3 Validating transfer to Canteen Fund of New Zealand's share of profits of British Commonwealth Occupation Forces Canteens Service

4 Validating excess unauthorized expenditure

5 Abolishing separate statement of land settlement accounts as to marginal lands

6 Validating Magistrates' travelling allowances paid in anticipation of regulations

7 Establishment of separate industry accounts under Marketing Act 1936

8 Bobby Calf Pool Account and Bobby Calf Stabilization Account amalgamated as the Bobby Calf Industry Reserve Account [Repealed]

9 Validating loan by New Zealand Meat Producers Board for preliminary expenses of Southland Farmers' Freezing Company Limited

10 Alteration of Customs Tariff with respect to motor spirits [Repealed]

11 Partial refunds of motor spirits tax [Repealed]

12 Levies payable in respect of wheat research [Repealed]

Part 2


13 This Part to be read with Housing Act 1919 [Repealed]

14 Interpretation [Repealed]

15 Corporation may issue easement certificates [Repealed]

16 Pipeline certificates [Repealed]

17 Right of way certificates [Repealed]

18 Party wall certificates [Repealed]

19 Registration of easement certificates [Repealed]

Part 3
Local authorities and public bodies

20 Validating expenditure by local authorities in farewelling Their Excellencies Lord and Lady Freyberg and welcoming Their Excellencies Sir Willoughby and Lady Norrie

21 Minimum unauthorized expenditure of Auckland Harbour Bridge Authority [Repealed]

Part 4


22 Bank premises may be closed for lunch where staff does not exceed 5 [Repealed]

23 Cheques, etc, may be destroyed by banks after 7 years [Repealed]

24 Tenancy Act 1948 not to apply to letting of dwellinghouses for Royal tour [Repealed]

25 Additional late night for shops in Auckland combined district in Christmas week [Repealed]

26 Amending description of Kawerau – Te Teko Railway [Repealed]

27 Appeals from Engineers Registration Board to be determined according to opinion of Board of Appeal [Repealed]

28 Rehearing of certain appeals from Engineers Registration Board [Repealed]

29 Hearing of certain late applications for registration as engineers [Repealed]



Reprint notes

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