§36-28  Transfers from state highway fund for central service expenses.  Except as hereinafter provided, and notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, there shall be deducted from time to time by the director of finance, for the purpose of defraying the prorated estimate of central service expenses of government in relation to the state highway fund created by section 248-8, five per cent of all receipts and deposits in the fund, after deducting therefrom any amounts pledged, charged, or encumbered for the payment of bonds or interest thereon during the current year, from which receipts or deposits no deduction of five per cent has been previously made, which deductions shall be transferred to the general fund of the State and become general realizations of the State.  The state department of transportation shall cooperate with the director of finance in effecting these transfers. [L 1957, c 69, §2; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, §§14, 26; am L 1963, c 114, §1; Supp, §132-16.5; HRS §36-28]