Oamaru Town Reserves Management Ordinance 1872 (O)

Oamaru Town Reserves Management Ordinance 1872 (O)

Provincial Act
Date of assent30 September 1872

In the 35th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

An Ordinance to transfer and vest in the Corporation of the Incorporated Town of Oamaru the management of certain lands now vested in the Province of Otago in trust for purposes of public utility for the Town of Oamaru and its inhabitants

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the lands and hereditaments described in the Schedules hereto are vested in the Superintendent of the Province of Otago and his successors subject to the provisions of certain Acts passed by the Parliament of New Zealand intituled the Public Reserves Act 1854 and the Public Reserves Act Amendment Act 1862: AND WHEREAS by a Proclamation in the Government Gazette of the Province of Otago made under the provisions of an Ordinance passed by the Superintendent and Provincial Council of the said Province intituled the Otago Municipal Corporations Ordinance 1865 (O) the provisions of the said Ordinance were extended to the Town of Oamaru and the citizens of the said Town were incorporated under the style of the Corporation of the Incorporated Town of Oamaru: AND WHEREAS by the said Public Reserves Act Amendment Act 1862 it is provided that it shall be lawful for the Superintendent and Provincial Council of any Province by any Act, or Ordinance to be from time to time duly passed in that behalf to direct and declare that any land vested or which might thereafter be vested in the Superintendent of any Province under the provisions of the said Public Reserves Act 1854 upon trust for any public purposes should be transferred to and vested in and held by any Corporation, Commission or other person or persons having corporate succession to be named in such Act or Ordinance in trust for the like or for any other public purpose to be specified and declared in such Act or Ordinance in such manner and with such powers of lease, management, and disposition over the same and over all rents, issues, profits, and proceeds thereof and other powers, provisions, and conditions as should in such Act or Ordinance be expressed or declared: AND WHEREAS by an Ordinance of the Superintendent and Provincial Council of the Province of Otago intituled the Oamaru Town Reserves Management Ordinance 1865 (0) it was enacted that it should be lawful for the Superintendent of the Province of Otago to vest the management of the lands described in the Schedule thereto marked B or any of them in the Town Board of Oamaru under such restrictions and limitations, as should secure the due maintenance and fulfillment of the several purposes for which such lands respectively have been reserved: AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the said last recited Ordinance should be repealed in so far as the same relates to such of the said lands and hereditaments as are described in Schedule 1 hereto and that the management of the said lands and hereditaments and the lands described in the Second Schedule hereto should be transferred to and vested in the Corporation of the incorporated Town of Oamaru upon the trusts and with and subject to the powers, provisions and conditions hereinafter declared.

    The reference to the Parliament of New Zealand was substituted for a reference to the General Assembly of New Zealand by section 29(2) Constitution Act 1986.