Auckland City Council and Auckland Harbour Board Empowering Act 1950

  • repealed
  • Auckland City Council and Auckland Harbour Board Empowering Act 1950: repealed, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).

Reprint as at 1 November 2010

Auckland City Council and Auckland Harbour Board Empowering Act 1950

Local Act1950 No 7
Date of assent29 September 1950
  • Auckland City Council and Auckland Harbour Board Empowering Act 1950: repealed, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.


An Act to validate the reclamation by the Auckland City Council of certain tidal lands in the bed of the Waitemata Harbour, and to empower the Auckland City Council to reclaim other tidal lands in the bed of the said Harbour, and further to empower the Auckland Harbour Board to transfer certain of such tidal lands to the Corporation of the City of Auckland.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS in the course of controlled tipping operations conducted by the Auckland City Council (hereinafter referred to as the Council) tippings have overflowed the boundaries of land vested in the Council, with the result that the Council has commenced to reclaim from the waters of the Waitemata Harbour certain tidal lands beyond the limits of the former mean high water mark in a tidal inlet known as Motion's Creek: and whereas the Council is desirous of continuing such controlled tipping operations beyond the said limits on lands, being part of the bed of the said harbour and being more particularly described in Schedule 1 hereto: And whereas in constructing certain public baths in the City of Auckland, known as the Parnell Baths (hereinafter referred to as the said baths), the Council has reclaimed from the waters of the said harbour that part of the bed thereof more particularly described in Schedule 2 hereto: And whereas the Council did not obtain the authority and sanction of the Governor-General as provided in sections 168 and 171 of The Harbours Act 1923, before commencing to reclaim any of the said lands described in Schedules 1 and 2 hereto: And whereas the Council is desirous of extending the said baths by constructing as accessory thereto a sun deck which will extend beyond the boundaries of the said baths (as described in Schedule 2 hereto) and which will involve the placing of the piles and other structures in, on, and over the tidal lands, being that portion of the bed of the said harbour more particularly described in Schedule 3 hereto: And whereas the said lands described in Schedule 1 hereto are vested in the Auckland Harbour Board (hereinafter referred to as the Board), and the said lands described in the Second and Third Schedules hereto are already vested in the Council: And whereas the Board is desirous of transferring to the Corporation of the City of Auckland, without consideration, the said lands described in Schedule 1 hereto, but the Board has no power to transfer the same to the Corporation:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—