Dunedin City Corporation Empowering Amendment Act 1930

Dunedin City Corporation Empowering Amendment Act 1930

Local Act1930 No 3
Date of assent29 September 1930
  • Preamble

    WHEREAS by The Dunedin City Corporation Empowering Act 1924, the said Corporation is empowered, inter alia, to impound, collect, divert, and take away for its absolute use and benefit all the waters in the Waipori River for the purpose of generating electricity and supplying the same as motive power and for lighting and for any other purpose whatsoever: And whereas the said Corporation is also empowered to erect dams or weirs across the said river to a height and on such sites as are specified in the hereinbefore-recited Act: And whereas doubts have arisen as to the powers of the said Corporation to erect dams or weirs at sites other than those indicated or referred to in the hereinbefore-recited Act: And whereas the said Corporation is now desirous of erecting other dams or weirs in the said river to the intent that the waters of the said river may be again used at a site or sites below the position of the main generating-station of the electricity undertaking of the said Corporation for the purpose of generating electricity as provided by the said Act: And whereas it is advisable that such doubts should be removed:

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 Dunedin City Corporation Empowering Amendment Act 1930, and shall be read together with and deemed part of The Dunedin City Corporation Empowering Act 1924 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Power to construct dams across Waipori River below present main generating-station
  • The said Corporation is hereby empowered to construct and erect dams or weirs across the Waipori River below the site of the main generating-station of the electricity undertaking of the said Corporation at any such site or sites in the said river as the Corporation may determine, and is hereby authorized to impound, collect, divert, take away, and use the waters of the said river at and from the hereinbefore mentioned site or sites for all the purposes of the principal Act.

3 Provisions of principal Act to apply to this Act
  • The provisions of the principal Act shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to the exercise by the said Corporation of the powers conferred by this Act.