The purposes to which the money which the Council is hereby authorised to raise are to be appropriated shall be the following, that is to say:—
(1) Any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole three hundred thousand dollars for all or any of the purposes next-hereinafter mentioned, namely:—
(a) The providing (in exercise of the powers given to the Council by the said Act, and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf) of an efficient system of drainage for the city, whereby the sewage and drainage of the city will be conveyed and discharged direct into the sea in Cook Strait, or be dealt with under the provisions of the next subsection.
(b) The acquisition of lands situate outside the city convenient for the collecting, utilising, and selling of sewage-matter conveyed thereto under such system of drainage for agricultural and other purposes, or for disposing of such sewage-matter by means of fertilising, or otherwise improving the lands so acquired.
(d) The acquisition, in connection with such system of drainage, of lands situate within or without the city, and of any rights, easements, advantages, or appurtenances in respect of any land situate within or without the city, and of any buildings, engines, machinery, and other things.
(2) The repayment to the General Account of the Borough Fund of the Corporation of the sum of twenty-four thousand dollars, being moneys heretofore advanced from such account for the purpose of and expended upon permanent drainage-works within the city, in anticipation of the raising of a special loan for providing a system of drainage, which repayment the Council is hereby authorised to make.
(3) The expenditure of a sum not exceeding six thousand dollars in making provision for depots for rubbish and refuse, and in erecting retaining-walls within the portion of the harbour which the Corporation is authorised to reclaim from the sea.
The references to
“three hundred thousand dollars”,
“twenty-four thousand dollars”, and
“six thousand dollars” were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for references to
“one hundred and fifty thousand pounds”,
“twelve thousand pounds”, and
“three thousand pounds” pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).