Whereas by a certain memorandum of transfer, registered Number 83097, certain land described as containing 1 acre 1 rood and 37 perches, more or less, being the parts of Section 25 on the plan of the Hutt District shown as streets on Deposited Plan Number 89, and being all the land contained in certificate of title, Volume 193, folio 202, Wellington Registry, was transferred to the Mayor, Councillors, and Burgesses of the Borough of Lower Hutt:
And whereas by section 66 of the Reserves and Other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1923 the Lower Hutt Borough Council was empowered to purchase all that piece or parcel of land consisting of 3 acres and 21.7 perches, together with Lots 1 and 2 on Deposited Plan Number 3804, consisting of 3 roods and 24.5 perches, the said lands together comprising all the land in certificate of title, Volume 298, folio 89, Wellington Registry, and such purchase was duly completed, and the said Lots 1 and 2 on Deposited Plan Number 3804 duly sold in pursuance of the power in that behalf in the said section 66:
And whereas certain other portions of the lands more particularly hereinbefore described have been from time to time alienated and the balance of such lands are now, in the name of the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Lower Hutt, comprised in certificate of title, Volume 517, folio 287, Wellington Registry, and are known as Riddiford Park, as the same are more particularly described in Schedule 1:
And whereas the Lower Hutt City Council desires to proceed with the development of the commercial area of the city and with the provision of internal traffic routes and with the erection of civic and other buildings:
And whereas it is expedient to empower the Council to set apart portion of Riddiford Park for such municipal uses or purposes as the Council may from time to time determine.