Port Chalmers Compensation Act 1877

Port Chalmers Compensation Act 1877

Local Act1877 No 47
Date of assent29 November 1877

An Act to authorize the Governor to grant or otherwise assure to the Corporation of the Town of Port Chalmers certain lands as Compensation for Town Belt Land taken for the Dunedin and Moeraki Railway, and for injury to Property belonging to the Corporation of such Town by such Railway.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the Dunedin and Moeraki Railway passes through the entire extent of the Town Belt of Port Chalmers, and upwards of eight acres of such belt have been taken to construct the said railway, and the remaining part of the said belt is so cut up as to render it nearly useless for the purposes for which it was originally set apart: And whereas by the construction of the said railway the said Town Belt and other property belonging to the Corporation of the said town has been injuriously affected to a large extent, and it is just and equitable to make compensation for the land so taken and the property so injuriously affected:

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 Port Chalmers Compensation Act 1877.

2 Governor may grant to body corporate of Port Chalmers certain lands
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2, 3, 5, and 6 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

3 Grant of land in Schedule
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2, 3, 5, and 6 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

4 Land vested to be held on trust as an endowment
  • Any land vested in the body corporate under the provisions of this Act shall be held upon trust as an endowment in aid of the borough funds of the said town; and it shall be lawful for the said body corporate to lease the said lands, or any part thereof, for any term not exceeding twenty-one years, to take effect in immediate possession, at such rent or rents, and subject to such covenants and conditions on the part of the lessors and lessees respectively, as to the said body corporate shall seem expedient.

5 Passing of Act a full and complete discharge
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2, 3, 5, and 6 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

6 No grant under section 350 of The Municipal Corporations Act 1876, hereafter to be made to the said body corporate
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2, 3, 5, and 6 were repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).


Schedule

All that piece or parcel of land in the Provincial District of Otago containing by admeasurement two (2) roods and four (4) perches, more or less, situate partly within the area known as the Town Belt of Port Chalmers, and partly within the area known as Mussel Bay Reclamation, both of which areas are Crown-granted to the Superintendent of Otago and his successors. Bounded towards the North-east by the Town Belt of Port Chalmers and other part of Mussel Bay Reclamation, two hundred (200) links; towards the South-east by other part of Mussel Bay Reclamation, three hundred and four and two-tenths (304.2) links; towards the South-west by other part of Mussel Bay Reclamation and Town Belt of Port Chalmers, one hundred and fifty (150) links; and towards the North-west by other part of Town Belt of Port Chalmers, three hundred (300) links; as the same is delineated on the map deposited in the office of the Surveyor-General, Wellington, and thereon coloured red.