Wellington Boys' Institute Act 1897

Wellington Boys' Institute Act 1897

Local Act1897 No 12
Date of assent22 December 1897

An Act to authorise the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Wellington to lease certain Lands situate in the City of Wellington to any Society or Institute established or to be established in the said City for affording Instruction and Recreation to Boys and Youths, or to any Trustees for any such Society or Institute.

BE IT 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 Wellington Boys' Institute Act 1897.

2 Wellington Corporation may lease certain lands to Boys' Institute
  • The Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Wellington (hereinafter called the Corporation) may lease by private treaty to any society or institute established or to be established in the City of Wellington for affording instruction and recreation to boys and youths, or to any trustees for any such society or institute, a parcel of land forming part of the lands referred to in The Te Aro Reclamation Act 1879, and known as Section 6, Block V, on a plan deposited in the Lands Registry Office at Wellington as No 540, for any term not exceeding forty-two years, to take effect on possession or within six months from the making of the lease, at a nominal rental, or such other rental (being less than the most improved rent) as the Corporation may deem proper:

    Provided always that such lease shall stipulate that, if at any time the society or institute in favour of which the same shall have been granted shall cease to carry on operations, or the land thereby demised shall be used for any purpose other than the affording of such instruction and recreation as aforesaid, the Corporation may re-enter upon the said land, and thereby determine the said term.