Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute Act 1877

Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute Act 1877

Local Act1877 No 19
Date of assent20 November 1877

An Act to vest Section Sixteen, Block Two, in the Town of Lawrence, in the Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute, for the purposes of the said Institute.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the parcel of land described in the Schedule to this Act has been set aside as a site for an Athenaeum in Lawrence: And whereas the Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute is incorporated by the Ordinance of the Provincial Council of Otago, known as The Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute Ordinance 1872:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Short Title
  • The Short Title of this Act shall be The Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute Act 1877.

2 Land vested in Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute
  • On the passing of this Act the land described in the Schedule hereto shall, without any conveyance whatever, be and the same is hereby absolutely vested in the Lawrence Athenaeum and Mining Institute, in trust for a site for an athenaeum and library.

3 Power to lease
  • The said Institute shall have power to lease any part of the said parcel of land not required for the purpose of a site, for any term not exceeding twenty-one or any less period than one year, to take effect in possession and not in reversion, at such rents and under and subject to such powers, provisions, covenants, and conditions as the said Institute may determine.


Schedule

Schedule

All that parcel of land in the Town of Lawrence, in the Provincial District of Otago, being Section 16, Block II, on the record map of the said town, deposited in the Survey Office, Dunedin.