Wellington City Empowering Act 1930

Wellington City Empowering Act 1930

Local Act1930 No 13
Date of assent25 October 1930

An Act to confer Further Powers on the Wellington City Council and to authorize the District Land Registrar at Wellington to register Building-line By-laws against Titles to Property affected.

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 Wellington City Empowering Act 1930.

2 Interpretation
  • City means the City of Wellington

    Corporation means the Corporation of the Mayor, Councillors, and citizens of the City of Wellington

    Council means the Wellington City Council.

3
  • [Repealed]

    This section was repealed, as from 28 April 1931, by section 40(3) Finance Act (No 2) 1931 (1931 No 5).

4 Newtown Library site
  • (1) The Council is authorized to sell to the adjoining owner at a price to be fixed by the City Valuer the whole or part of the land described in Part 1 of the Schedule hereto, and the proceeds of such sale shall be used by the Council for library purposes only.

    (2) The Council is authorized to use for the purposes of a sub-station the land described in Part 2 of the Schedule hereto, and the Council shall transfer from its Electricity Separate Account to its Library Separate Account a sum representing the value of that land as fixed by the City Valuer.

    (3) The Council is authorized to use as an access-way to Nikau Street the land described in Part 3 of the Schedule hereto.

5 Registration of building-line by-laws against titles to properties affected in city
  • (1) The District Land Registrar for the Wellington Land Registration District, or the Registrar of Deeds for the Wellington Deeds Registration District, as the case may require, is hereby authorized and required, on application in that behalf by the Council, to enter against the titles to all properties affected thereby memorials of all building-line by-laws made by the Council under section one hundred and eighty-nine of the Municipal Corporations Act 1920, as modified by section four of the Wellington City Empowering and Amendment Act 1922, or section three of the Wellington City Empowering Act 1926, or under the joint authority of those Acts.

    (2) Every such application shall be accompanied by a sealed copy or copies of the by-law or by-laws in respect of which it is made, together with a plan of the properties or parts of properties affected by such by-law or by-laws.

6 Bristol Piano Company, Limited's encroachment on Lambton Quay
  • Whereas the building now belonging to the Bristol Piano Company, Limited (hereinafter called the company), situate on part of Section 486 in the City, encroaches on Lambton Quay as aligned at that part of such street for a space varying in width from thirty-two-hundredths of a link to forty-four-hundredths of a link, which encroachment has existed since the erection of the building in or about the year nineteen hundred and three: And whereas the company has applied to the Council to license it to continue the said encroachment during the life of the present building: Be it therefore enacted that the Council is hereby empowered to grant to the company and its privies a license to occupy the part of the said street so occupied as aforesaid during such period as the said building at present existing shall remain, provided that any future building to be erected upon the said land shall not encroach upon the said street as so aligned.


Schedule

1

ALL that area in the Wellington Land District, containing by admeasurement sixty-nine-hundredths of a perch (0.69 perch), more or less, being part of Reserve 13, Town of Wellington, bounded as follows: commencing at the south-eastern corner of Lot 2, DP 9370, and bounded towards the north-west generally by the said Lot 2, DP 9370, bearing 21° 01′, distance 37.92 links; thence towards the north-east by Riddiford Street, bearing 167° 00′ 16″, distance 40.67 links; thence towards the south-west, bearing 280° 32′, distance 23.14 links, back to the point of commencement: be all the aforesaid linkages more or less. As the same is more particularly delineated on the plan marked 331/19, deposited in the Wellington District Office, Department of Lands and Survey, and thereon coloured red.

2

All that area in the Wellington Land District, containing two and fifty-seven-hundredths of a perch (2.57 perch), more or less, being part of Reserve 13, Town of Wellington, bounded as follows: commencing from a point on Riddiford Street situated on a bearing 347° 00′ 16″ and a distance 376.18 links from the south-eastern corner of Reserve 13, Town of Wellington, and bounded towards the north-east generally by Riddiford Street on the same bearing a distance of 30.30 links; thence on the north-west by a line bearing 257° 00′ 16″, 45.72 links; thence on the north-west on a bearing 192° 58′ for a distance of 33.70 links; thence on the south-east on a bearing 77° 00′ 16″ for a distance of 60.47 links, to the point of commencement: be the aforesaid linkages a little more or less. As the same is more particularly delineated on the plan marked 154/37, deposited in the Wellington District Office, Department of Lands and Survey, and thereon coloured red.

3

  • Part 3 was substituted, as from 30 August 1940, by section 4 Wellington City Empowering and Amendment Act 1940 (1940 No 4(L)).

All that piece of land situate in the City of Wellington, containing one perch and sixty-seven hundredths of a perch (1.67 perches), be the same a little more or less, being part of Reserve 13, Town of Wellington, and being part of the land comprised in certificate of title, Volume 455, folio 169, Wellington Registry, as the same is more particularly delineated on a plan deposited in the office of the Chief Surveyor at Wellington as No 20615 and thereon coloured blue.