Carterton Borough Council Vesting and Enabling Act 1908

Carterton Borough Council Vesting and Enabling Act 1908

Local Act1908 No 26
Date of assent10 October 1908

An Act to vest a certain Piece of Land in the Carterton Borough Council, with Power to sell or otherwise deal with the Same.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the piece of land specified in Schedule 1 hereto was, by conveyance dated the eleventh day of August, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and registered in the office of the Registrar of Deeds, at Wellington, as No 52126, vested by the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company in Andrew McKenzie, William Catt, and Walter Joseph Lindop, therein described, upon trust for the purposes of a fire brigade, or for such other purposes in connection therewith or with the prevention or extinction of fire as the said conveyees, their heirs or assigns, shall think fit: And whereas the said piece of land, by reason of its inconvenient situation, is unsuitable for the purposes for which it was vested as aforesaid: And whereas an association has been formed in the Borough of Carterton (styled the Carterton Volunteer Fire Brigade) for the suppression and prevention of fires, and the said brigade has out of its own funds acquired a piece of land, specified in Schedule 2 hereto, in a convenient situation, on which it has erected a brick building suitably fitted for the housing of its plant, and for the general purposes of the said brigade: And whereas it is expedient that the piece of land specified in Schedule 1 hereto should be vested in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Carterton for an estate in fee-simple, and that power should be given to the said Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses to sell the said piece of land and apply the proceeds of sale in or towards the payment of the mortgage or other debts of the said brigade:

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 Carterton Borough Council Vesting and Enabling Act 1908.

2 Land vested in Carterton Borough Council
  • The parcel of land specified in Schedule 1 hereto is hereby vested in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Carterton for an estate in fee-simple free from incumbrance, and this Act shall be sufficient authority for the Registrar of Deeds at Wellington to register the said Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses as the owners of the said piece of land.

3 Power to sell
  • Notwithstanding anything in the Municipal Corporations Act 1908, the said Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses shall have full power to sell and dispose of the said piece of land described in Schedule 1 hereto.

4 Application of moneys on sale of land
  • All moneys derived by the said Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses as proceeds of the sale of the said piece of land shall be expended by the said Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses in or towards paying the mortgage or other debts of the said brigade.


Schedule 1

ALL that piece of land situate in the Borough of Carterton, being part of the section numbered 207 on the plan of the Taratahi Block, bounded on the north-east, south-east, south-west, and north-west by other parts of the same section, 20 ft 6 in, 39 ft 9 in, 20 ft 6 in, and 40 ft 4 in respectively, together with a right-of-way on other part of the said Section 207: as the said piece of land and right-of-way are more particularly delineated in conveyance registered in the office of the Registrar of Deeds, at Wellington, as No 52126.

Schedule 2

ALL that parcel of land situate in the Borough of Carterton, containing 4 perches and 4/10 of another perch, being part of Section No 207, Taratahi Plain Block, Township of Carterton, and being all the land comprised in certificate of title entered in Register-book, Vol 157, folio 244, at the Land Transfer Office at Wellington.