Auckland Harbour Board Devonport Borough Council and Devonport Domain Board Empowering Act 1918

Auckland Harbour Board Devonport Borough Council and Devonport Domain Board Empowering Act 1918

Local Act1918 No 13
Date of assent10 December 1918

An Act to validate certain Agreements made between the Auckland Harbour Board, the Devonport Borough Council, and the Devonport Domain Board.

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 Auckland Harbour Board, Devonport Borough Council, and Devonport Domain Board Empowering Act 1918.

2 Interpretation of terms
  • In this Act, if not inconsistent with the context,—

    The Board means the Auckland Harbour Board

    The Council means the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Devonport

    The Domain Board means the Devonport Domain Board.

3 Certain lands to vest in Board
  • On the passing of this Act the Board shall grant and convey to or otherwise vest or cause to be vested in the Council the lands described in Schedule 1 hereto.

4 Power to lease
  • The Board shall lease to the Council for a term of fifty years, commencing from the date of the passing of this Act, at a yearly rental of one peppercorn (such lease to contain a provision whereby the Board recommends that upon the expiration of such period of fifty years the said term may be renewed for a further period of fifty years upon the same terms and at the same peppercorn rental), the land described in Schedule 2 hereto:

    Provided that during the continuance of the said lease no dwellinghouse, warehouse, shop, factory, or building to be used for commercial purposes shall be erected upon the said land, but this provision shall not be deemed to prohibit the erection of any boat or bathing sheds thereon.

5 Certain land may be vested in Board
  • The Domain Board shall lease at a peppercorn rent to the Board the land described in Schedule 3 hereto.

    Provided that such land shall be used only for the purpose of a site for a dwellinghouse for the officer in charge of the signal-station on Mount Victoria.

6 Power to exempt property from rating
  • [Repealed]

    Section 6 was repealed, as from 27 November 1970, by section 19 Rating Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 119).

7 Riparian rights
  • No riparian rights or rights of access by water shall appertain to the lands described in Schedules 1 and 2.

    Section 7 was amended, as from 29 October 1919, by substituting the word No for the word The pursuant to section 12 Auckland Harbour Board Loan and Empowering Act 1919 (1919 No 9(L)).


Schedule 1

ALL that area of land, being portion of the foreshore of the Waitemata Harbour, as may be necessary to widen the public roads or reserves known as Queen Alexandra Parade and King Edward Parade and running discontinuously from the Calliope Dock to North Head to a varying width, but not being less than 100 ft in any one place, as shown on Plan No 20236 and shaded red, such plan having been deposited in the office of the Department of Lands and Survey at the Auckland Land Office.

Schedule 2

ALL those two areas of land, being portion of the foreshore of the Waitemata Harbour, as shown on Plan No 20236 and shaded green.

Schedule 3

ALL that area of land occupied by the signalman's house on Mount Victoria, Devonport, and shown on Plan No 20237 and edged pink, such plan having been deposited in the office of the Department of Lands and Survey at Auckland Land Office aforesaid.

Schedule 4

ALL those areas of land being Lots 2, 3, 4, and part Lot 5 of Block 12A, Section 2, Parish of Takapuna.