Canterbury Society of Arts Reserve Act 1889 Extension Act 1891

Canterbury Society of Arts Reserve Act 1889 Extension Act 1891

Local Act1891 No 3
Date of assent19 August 1891

An Act to extend The Canterbury Society of Arts Reserve Act 1889.

  • Preamble

    [Repealed]

    The preamble was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

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 Canterbury Society of Arts Reserve Act 1889 Extension Act 1891.

2 Extension of reserve
  • The Governor may, by notice in the Gazette, set apart for the society at Christchurch registered under The Companies Act 1882, as the Canterbury Society of Arts, all that parcel of land with the buildings thereon vested in Her Majesty the Queen, situate in the City of Christchurch, and described in the Schedule hereto, upon trust as a site for the extension of the present building erected by the said society on the adjoining land, and to be used as a public art gallery and for the promotion of the fine arts, subject to such terms and conditions as are hereinafter mentioned, and may grant the said land to the said society accordingly upon condition that if the said land shall not be used for the purpose aforesaid within five years from the date of such grant such land shall revert to the Crown, and upon such other terms and conditions to be mentioned in the grant as the Governor may think necessary for securing that the said land shall be used only for the purposes aforesaid.

3 Buildings on reserve to be removed by society
  • [Repealed]

    Section 3 was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

4 Crown rights over adjoining land reserved
  • Notwithstanding any law or statute now in force, neither the said society nor any body, association, or person having any estate or interest in any building or erection upon lands granted to the said society under the said Act or this Act shall have any claim or right to access and use of light to such building or erection which is derived from or over Crown land or any land used or enjoyed by the Crown.


Schedule

ALL that piece or parcel of land, containing by admeasurement 16.6 perches, being part of Town Section No 318 in the City of Christchurch, in the Provincial District of Canterbury, bounded by a line commencing at a point on the east side of Durham Street, the said point being the south-western corner of Town Section No 318; and proceeding thence northerly along the east side of Durham Street a distance of 102 links to the southern boundary of Town Section No 317; thence easterly along the southern boundary of the last-mentioned section a distance of 102 links; thence at a right angle southerly a distance of 102 links to the northern boundary of Town Section No 319; and thence westerly a distance of 102 links to the commencing-point: be the aforesaid linkages more or less. Also all that piece or parcel of land, containing by admeasurement 2.4 perches, being part of Town Section No 319 in the City of Christchurch, in the Provincial District of Canterbury, bounded by a line commencing at a point on the north side of Armagh Street 87 links east of the intersection of the eastern side of Durham Street with the said Armagh Street, and proceeding thence northerly at a right angle to Armagh Street a distance of 100 links to the southern boundary of Town Section No 318; thence easterly along the southern boundary of Town Section No 318 a distance of 15 links; thence southerly at a right angle to the southern boundary of Town Section No 318 a distance of 100 links to Armagh Street; thence westerly along Armagh Street a distance of 15 links to the commencing-point: be the aforesaid linkages more or less.