Kaiapoi Drill-Shed Act 1888

Kaiapoi Drill-Shed Act 1888

Local Act1888 No 16
Date of assent28 August 1888

An Act to vest in Trustees certain Land acquired for a Drill-shed at Kaiapoi.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the piece of land at Kaiapoi described in the Schedule hereto has been acquired for the purposes of a drill-shed for the Volunteers of the district, and a drill-shed erected thereon, and it is expedient for the proper control and maintenance thereof that the said land and building should be vested in trustees: And whereas such land is now vested in Her Majesty the Queen:

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 Kaiapoi Drill-shed Act 1888.

2 Drill-shed vested in trustees
  • The land described in the Schedule hereto, and all buildings and erections thereon, are hereby vested for an estate in fee-simple in Alexander Lean, Lieutenant-Colonel, commanding the Canterbury District of Volunteers; Caleb Whitefoord, Captain in the Kaiapoi Rifles; and Joseph Lowthian Wilson, Lieutenant in the Kaiapoi Rifles, as trustees, to hold the said land and buildings as a drill-shed for the use of the Kaiapoi Volunteers, subject to the provisions of an Act passed or intended to be passed during the present session of the General Assembly in Parliament, and which Act is shortly intituled, The Volunteer Drill-sheds and Lands Act 1888.

Kaiapoi drill-shed site

ALL that portion of Section No 297, in the Borough of Kaiapoi, Provincial District of Canterbury, containing 2 roods: commencing at a point on the south side of Hilton Street 14 links east of a line drawn at right angles to Hilton Street from the western corner of Cam Street and Hilton Street. Bounded towards the north by Hilton Street, 250 links; towards the east by a line at right angles to Hilton Street, 200 links; towards the south by a line parallel to Hilton Street, 250 links; and towards the west by a line at right angles to Hilton Street, 200 links: as the same is more particularly delineated on the plan marked PWD 15837 deposited in the office of the Minister for Public Works, at Wellington, in the Provincial District of Wellington, and thereon coloured red.