Canterbury Provincial Ordinances
1. The Imprest Supply Ordinance 1870.
[5th October 1870.]
Be it enacted by the Superintendent of the said Province of Canterbury, with
the advice and consent of the Provincial Council thereof,
1. £15,000 advanced on Imprest towards service of twelve months ending
30th September 1871.
Out of the revenues of the said Province there may be issued and applied
towards defraying the charge of the Government of the said
Province for the
twelve months ending the Thirtieth day of September One thousand eight hundred
and seventy-one any sums of money
not exceeding in the whole Fifteen Thousand
Pounds to be charged in the manner hereinafter to be expressed in any Ordinance
passed in this present Session of the Provincial Council for appropriating
the Revenue of the said Province for the year ending the
Thirtieth day of
September One thousand eight hundred and seventy-one.
2. Treasurer to pay moneys under warrant of the Superintendent.
The Provincial Treasurer shall issue and pay from time to time any sum or
sums of money not exceeding in the whole the sum above specified
to such persons
and in such proportions as the Superintendent shall by warrant under his hand
direct to the Provincial Treasurer
and certified by the Provincial Auditor in
terms of the “Provincial Audit Act 1866” and the “Provincial
Amendment Act 1868” direct and such Treasurer shall be allowed
credit for all sums paid by him in pursuance of such warrants.
This Ordinance shall be intituled and may be cited as the “Imprest Supply Ordinance 1870.”