Westport Public Parks Vesting Act 1913

Westport Public Parks Vesting Act 1913

Local Act1913 No 14
Date of assent7 November 1913

An Act to vest certain Lands in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Westport.

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
  • This Act may be cited as the Westport Public Parks Vesting Act 1913.

2 Vesting Victoria Square and Beach Domain in Westport Borough Council
  • The public domains known as Victoria Square and the Beach Reserve, described in Schedules 1 and 2 hereto, and the land described in Schedule 3 hereto, are hereby vested in the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Westport as pleasure-grounds within the meaning of section two hundred and ninety-nine of the Municipal Corporations Act 1908; and the Westport Borough Council shall have and be deemed to have had the like power to raise and expend loan-moneys on the said domains as a Borough Council has by law in respect of pleasure-grounds within the said section two hundred and ninety-nine.


Schedule 1
Victoria Square

ALL that parcel of land, being Section 987, Town of Westport, containing by admeasurement 5 acres and 5 perches: bounded on the north by Lyndhurst Street, 501.9 links; on the east by a parcel of land, formerly part of Queen Street, 1002.5 links; on the south by Brougham Street, 501.9 links; on the west by Russell Street, 1002.5 links, to the commencing-point: be the said area and linkages a little more or less.

Also all that parcel of land, being Section 986, Town of Westport, containing by admeasurement 5 acres and 3 perches: bounded on the north by Lyndhurst Street, 500.6 links; on the east by Peel Street, 1002.5 links; on the south by Brougham Street, 500.6 links; on the west by a parcel of land, formerly part of Queen Street, 1002.5 links, to the commencing-point: be the said area and linkages a little more or less.

Schedule 2

[Repealed]

  • This Schedule was substituted, as from 31 October 1919, by section 3 Westport Technical School Site Act 1919 (1919 No 12).

  • This Schedule was repealed, as from 6 November 1924, by section 142(3) Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1924 (1924 No 55).

Schedule 3
Former part of Queen Street

ALL that parcel of land formerly part of Queen Street, containing by admeasurement 1 acre 1 rood: bounded on the north by Lyndhurst Street, 125 links; on the east by Section 986, 1002.5 links; on the south by Brougham Street, 125 links; on the west by Section 987, 1002.5 links, to the commencing-point: be the said area and linkages a little more or less.