Opawa Education Reserve Act 1888

Opawa Education Reserve Act 1888

Local Act1888 No 15
Date of assent27 July 1888

An Act to vest the Control and Management of certain Portions of Road- or Street-lines in the Township of Opawa in the Waimate High School Board.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS under and by virtue of an Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand, shortly intituled The Waimate High School Act 1883 certain sections of land enumerated in the Schedule to the said Act, and therein described as part of reserve number one thousand two hundred and thirteen, Township of Opawa, were vested in the Waimate High School Board (hereinafter termed the Board): And whereas by section forty-one of The Special Powers And Contracts Act 1884, authority was given to the School Commissioners of Canterbury and to the Board to effect an exchange of certain of the said sections for certain other sections forming part of the said reserve number one thousand two hundred and thirteen: And whereas the said exchange having been effected there are now vested in the Board the following sections within the said reserve number one thousand two hundred and thirteen, to wit, sections twelve to twenty-five forty-four to fifty-eight, eighty-one to ninety-five, one hundred and four to one hundred and twenty, all numbers inclusive: And whereas the said sections are divided by certain road-lines marked on the plan of the said Township of Opawa as Baker Street, Duke Street, and Princess Street respectively, which said road-lines have never been dedicated to the use of the public, and are not required for purposes of public traffic: And whereas it is expedient to vest the control and management of the same or portions of the same in the Board, with power, if it shall so think fit, from time to time, to close Baker Street, and such parts of Duke Street and Princess Street as intersect that portion of the said reserve number one thousand two hundred and thirteen which is vested in the Board:

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 is The Opawa Education Reserve Act 1888.

2 Certain lands vested in Board
  • The control and management of the parcels of land described in the Schedule hereto shall absolutely vest and are hereby vested in the Board, and any revenue arising from the same shall be applied in like manner and for the like purposes as the revenues arising from the lands vested in the Board by The Waimate High School Act 1883.

3 Board may close certain streets
  • The Board may, if it shall so think fit, by public notification in any newspaper circulating in the district, declare that the road or street-line marked upon the map of the Township of Opawa as Baker Street, and so much of the road- or street-lines marked upon the said map respectively as Duke Street and Princess Street as intersect that portion of reserve number one thousand two hundred and thirteen which is vested in the Board shall, for such term as the Board shall from time to time appoint, not exceeding under any one such notice the term of fourteen years, cease to be public roads or streets as from a date to be named in such notification; and such roads or streets shall cease to be public roads or streets in accordance with such notification.


Schedule

ALL that piece or parcel of land being part of Reserve No 1213, Provincial District of Canterbury, and marked upon the plan of the Township of Opawa as Baker Street, and containing 1 acre and 18 perches, more or less. Also all that piece or parcel of land being part of the same reserve, and being that portion of a street-line marked Duke Street, and extending from Baker Street to Station Street, on the plan of the Township of Opawa, and containing by admeasurement 2 roods and 35 perches, more or less. Also all that piece or parcel of land being part of the same reserve, and being that portion of a street-line marked Princess Street, and extending from Baker Street to High Street, on the plan of the Township of Opawa, and containing by admeasurement 3 roods 8 perches, more or less.