(1) The Corporation may reclaim from the sea the parcel of land described in Schedule 3 hereto, and may for that purpose, if it thinks fit, enter into any contract or contracts with any person or persons for the execution of all or any works which may be necessary or expedient in or about the filling-up or reclamation of such land as aforesaid, upon such terms and conditions as may to it seem proper and reasonable. If the Corporation shall not on or before the expiration of 36 years from the passing of this Act have constructed the sea-wall and new street on the sea-line of the proposed reclamation in conformity with the provisions of sections 8 and 12 of this Act, then the Board may, by notice in writing, require the same to be completed before the expiry of one year from the time when such notice shall have been served by the Board on the Corporation; and if the Corporation shall not so complete the construction of the sea-wall and new street, then Part 4 of this Act shall, so far as it refers to such part of the land comprised in Schedule 3 hereto as shall not then have been reclaimed, be deemed to be repealed, and the rights, powers, and privileges granted to and conferred upon the Corporation by such of Part 4 shall forthwith cease and determine.
(2) The Corporation may purchase, acquire, or take under the provisions of The Public Works Act 1905, any private land adjoining the proposed reclamation at Evans Bay, and shall hold the same for the same purposes as the land described in Schedule 3 hereto.
Subsection (1) was amended, as from 7 November 1912, by section 42 Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1912 (1912 No 46) by substituting the word
“twelve” for the word
Subsection (1) was further amended, as from 10 December 1918, by section 46 Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1918 (1918 No 23) by substituting the word
“nineteen” for the word
Subsection (1) was further amended, as from 6 November 1924, by section 11 Wellington City Empowering and Amendment Act 1924 (1924 No 19(L)) by substituting the word
“twenty-four” for the word
Subsection (1) was further amended, as from 1 November 1929, by section 5 Wellington City Empowering and Amendment Act 1929 (1929 No 12(L)) by substituting the word
“twenty-nine” for the word
Subsection (1) was further amended, as from 13 November 1934, by section 13 Local Legislation Act 1934 (1934 No 33) by substituting the word
“thirty-six” for the