Cromwell Athenaeum Reserves Act 1877

Cromwell Athenaeum Reserves Act 1877

Local Act1877 No 33
Date of assent20 November 1877

An Act to vest certain Reserves set aside for the Cromwell Athenaeum in the Cromwell Athenaeum.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS by a grant from the Crown, dated the twentieth day of October, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, the lands described in Schedule 1 to this Act were vested in James Macandrew, Esquire, the then Superintendent of the Province of Otago, as such Superintendent, in trust for a site for an Athenaeum at Cromwell: And whereas by a grant from the Crown, dated the fifth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, the lands described in Schedule 2 to this Act were vested in the said James Macandrew, as and being such Superintendent, on the same trust: And whereas by a grant from the Crown, dated the eleventh day of July, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, the lands described in Schedule 3 to this Act were vested in the said James Macandrew, as and being such Superintendent, in trust as an endowment for the Cromwell Public Library: And whereas by a grant from the Crown, dated the eleventh day of July, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, the lands described in Schedule 4 to this Act were vested in the said James Macandrew, as and being such Superintendent, in trust as an endowment for the Cromwell Public Library: And whereas by an Ordinance of the Superintendent and Provincial Council of Otago, No 404, intituled The Cromwell Athenaeum Ordinance, 1873, the Athenaeum Public Library at Cromwell, in the Provincial District of Otago, was duly incorporated: And whereas it is desirable that the lands described in the various Schedules to this Act should be vested in the Cromwell Athenaeum incorporated by the said Ordinance:

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