In the construction of this section, the word plan means the plan authenticated for the purposes of this Act by the signatures of the Speakers of the Legislative Council and House of Representatives respectively, and deposited in the office of the Minister for Public Works at Wellington.
The Governor, with the advice and consent of the Executive Council of New Zealand, may, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty, grant to the Board the several lots and parcels of land marked respectively with the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, and L on the plan, and thereon coloured pink, and respectively containing the acreage specified in the Schedule hereto.
There shall be excepted out of Lot E of the said lands hereby authorized to be granted, such part of the said Lot E, not exceeding 1 acre in extent, as the Governor shall think fit, and the same shall be deemed to be vested in Her Majesty as a reserve for the use of the Maori inhabitants of the Town of Wanganui and the neighbourhood, as a market-place and place for landing and embarking goods and persons, and for such other purposes as the Governor may from time to time determine.
The Governor in Council may from time to time make alter and repeal by-laws regulating the use of the said piece of land and the conduct of persons using the same, and may appoint by such by-laws penalties not exceeding in any case $10 for the breach of such by-laws or any of them, and all such penalties shall be recoverable in accordance with Part 3 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957.
There shall be excepted out of Lot H of the said lands hereby authorized to be granted, such portions of the said lot as are marked on the plan as reserves for a flagstaff battery and for a signal station respectively, each of which said reserves shall contain an area of ten acres.
There shall be excepted out of Lot J of the said lands, such portion of the said lot as is marked on the plan as a reserve for a land-guard battery, containing an area of twenty acres.
Section 53: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).
“ten dollars” was substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the expression
“five pounds” pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).