Whereas the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association is the owner in fee simple of land at Addington in the City of Christchurch on which it holds its annual show:
And whereas in 1961 the said Association entered into a joint venture with the Canterbury Manufacturers Association Incorporated for the establishment of an exhibition hall:
And whereas both Associations desire to enter into a lease on certain terms of part of the said land:
And whereas the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association desires to be able in the future to grant leases and to enter into certain other transactions in respect of land owned by it:
And whereas it is not possible to obtain the objects of this Act otherwise than by legislation.