Auckland University College Land Act 1908

Auckland University College Land Act 1908

Local Act1908 No 18
Date of assent6 October 1908

An Act to validate the Sale by the Crown of Section 245A, Block II, Whakatane Survey District.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS by section two of the Auckland University College Land Exchange Act 1892, a certain memorandum of transfer, dated the eighteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and purporting to transfer from the Council of the University of Auckland to Her Majesty the estate of the Council in the land described in Schedule 1 to the said Act, was validated: And whereas the land so transferred was discharged from all reservation as an university endowment and declared to be a reserve for public utility: And whereas the reservation thereof for public utility has not been cancelled, but part of the said land was sold by the Crown by public auction in the month of May, nineteen hundred and six: And whereas by reason of a misdescription entered upon the departmental records certain other land the property of the Council of the University of Auckland was erroneously deemed to be the property of the Crown, and was also sold by the Crown in the said month of May, nineteen hundred and six: And whereas it is desired to validate the sales of the said land:

    A reference to the Auckland University College Council was substituted, as from 16 October 1957, for a reference to the Council of the University of Auckland, by section 5 University of Auckland Amendment Act 1957 (1957 No 25).

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
  • This Act may be cited as the Auckland University College Land Act 1908.

2 Certain lands vested in Crown, and dealings therewith validated
  • The land described in the Schedule hereto is hereby vested, and shall as from the eighteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, be deemed to have been vested, in the Crown for an estate in fee-simple; and, notwithstanding anything in the Public Reserves and Domains Act 1908, or in any former Act relating to public reserves, all subsequent dealings with the said land by or on behalf of the Crown are hereby declared to be, and to have been from the date of the said dealings respectively, as valid as if the said land had been legally vested in the Crown on the said eighteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and as if the reservation of the said land for purposes of public utility had been cancelled prior to any such dealings therewith.

3 Certain land revested in Council of the University of Auckland
  • The land described in Schedule 1 to the Auckland University College Land Exchange Act 1892, is hereby revested in the Council of the University of Auckland as from the eighteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, save so much thereof as is included in the land described in the Schedule to this Act; and the land so revested shall be held by the said Council as an estate in fee-simple, subject to all trusts or conditions to which it was subject prior to the said eighteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and ninety-one.

    A reference to the Auckland University College Council was substituted, as from 16 October 1957, for a reference to the Council of the University of Auckland, by section 5 University of Auckland Amendment Act 1957 (1957 No 25).


Schedule

ALL that area of land in the Auckland Land District, being Section 245A, Block II, Whakatane Survey District, containing by admeasurement 20 acres 3 roods 2 perches: bounded towards the north-east by Section 245, Parish of Waimana (University Endowment), 1358.5 links, bearing 120°; towards the south-east by the said Section 245, a distance of 1607.1 links, bearing 210°; towards the south-west by other part of the said Section 245, a distance of 1327.3 links, bearing 300°; and towards the north-west by Te Teko-Whakatane Road, a distance of 1048.3 links, 396.2 links, and 177.4 links: be all the aforesaid linkages a little more or less: as the same is delineated on the plan deposited in the Head Office of the Department of Lands, at Wellington, marked L and S 45619/109, and thereon edged red, and also on the public map of the Chief Surveyor at Auckland.