Perpetuities Amendment Act 1966

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Justice
  • repealed
  • Perpetuities Amendment Act 1966: repealed, on 30 January 2021, pursuant to section 162(b) of the Trusts Act 2019 (2019 No 38).

Reprint as at 30 January 2021

Perpetuities Amendment Act 1966

Public Act
1966 No 79
Date of assent
20 October 1966

Perpetuities Amendment Act 1966: repealed, on 30 January 2021, pursuant to section 162(b) of the Trusts Act 2019 (2019 No 38).


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this reprint. See the notes at the end of this reprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

An Act to amend the Perpetuities Act 1964

1 Short Title

This Act may be cited as the Perpetuities Amendment Act 1966, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Perpetuities Act 1964 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).



This subsection amended section 6(1) and repealed section 6(4) of the principal Act.


In any case where immediately before the passing of this section any disposition depended for its validity on subsection (4) of section 6 of the principal Act and upon the repeal of that subsection the disposition may become invalid on the ground that it infringes the rule against perpetuities, the provisions of the said section 6 shall continue to apply to that disposition as if subsection (1) of this section had not been passed.

Reprint notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Perpetuities Amendment Act 1966 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 About this reprint

This reprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Trusts Act 2019 (2019 No 38): section 162(b)