Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Act 1928

Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Act 1928

Public Act1928 No 38
Date of assent9 October 1928

An Act to vest the Canterbury Provincial Buildings in the Canterbury United Council.

  • The long title was amended, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(a) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106), by omitting the words to constitute a Special Board and and the word therein, and substituting for the word therein the words in the Canterbury United Council.

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Act 1928.

2 Establishment and incorporation of Board for purposes of this Act
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2-6 and 12 were repealed, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(b) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).

3 Constitution of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 3(a), 7(3), and 12(3) were amended, as from 1 April 1987, by section 65(1) Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65), by substituting the word Conservation for the word Lands in each case.

    Sections 2-6 and 12 were repealed, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(b) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).

4 Meetings of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2-6 and 12 were repealed, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(b) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).

5 Board may delegate to an executive committee
  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was substituted, as from 10 December 1976, by section 8 Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1976 (1976 No 161).

    Subsection (4)(b)(v) was amended, as from 1 April 1987, by section 65(1) Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65), by substituting the word Conservation for the words Lands and Survey.

    Sections 2-6 and 12 were repealed, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(b) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).

6 Board may appoint officers
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2-6 and 12 were repealed, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(b) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).

7 Vesting the site of the Canterbury Provincial Council Chamber in the Board
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (1A) [Repealed]

    (2) The Board may from time to time determine for what suitable purposes, not inconsistent with the aforesaid trust, the Provincial Council buildings hereinbefore referred to may be used, and may from time to time let the said buildings for any such purposes and make such charges therefor as it thinks fit.

    (3) The Board shall not have authority to erect or permit the erection of any new buildings on the said land or, without the prior consent in writing of the Minister of Conservation, to make any alterations of the existing buildings:

    Provided that this provision shall not operate to exempt the Board from its duty of keeping the said buildings in a proper state of repair.

    (4) The Crown shall have no rights of occupation or possession in relation to the land vested in the Board by this section, or of the buildings thereon.

    Subsection (1) was amended, as from 15 March 1938 by section 2(1)(a) Reserves and other Lands Disposal Act 1937 (1937 No 39), by substituting the words Schedules 1 and 2 hereto for the words Schedule 1 hereto (Being the site of the Canterbury Provincial Council Chamber).

    Subsection (1) was further amended, as from 1 January 1971, by section 6(2) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1971 (1971 No 141), by substituting the words Schedules 1, 2, and 3 for the words Schedules 1 and 2.

    Subsection (1) was substituted, and (1A) inserted, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(1) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).

    Subsections (1) and (1A) were repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 80(4) Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

    Subsection (3) was amended, as from 1 January 1971, by section 6(3) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1971 (1971 No 141), by inserting the words , without prior consent in writing of the Minister of Lands,.

    Sections 3(a), 7(3), and 12(3) were amended, as from 1 April 1987, by section 65(1) Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65), by substituting the word Conservation for the word Lands in each case.

    Subsection (3) was further amended, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(3) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106), by omitting the word structural.

    Section 7 was amended, as from 15 March 1938, by section 2(1)(b) Reserves and other Lands Disposal Act 1937 (1937 No 39), by substituting the word buildings for the word building wherever it occurs.

8 Vesting certain other land in the Board, subject to conditions as to occupation by Crown
  • [Repealed]

    Section 8 was repealed, as from 15 March 1938, by section 2(2) Reserves and other Lands Disposal Act 1937 (1937 No 39).

9 Exemption from rates
  • No part of the land to which this Act applies shall be rateable property within the meaning of the Rating Act 1925.

10 Maintenance of property vested in the Board pursuant to this Act
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) All expenditure in relation to the property vested in the Board by this Act shall be paid out of the funds of the Board.

    Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 27 November 1953, by section 3(1)(a) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1953 (1953 No 107).

    Subsection (2) was amended, as from 27 November 1953, by section 3(1)(b) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1953 (1953 No 107), by omitting the word other.

11 Funds of Board
  • (1) For the purposes of this Act, the funds of the Board shall consist of—

    • (a) Any moneys that may be appropriated by Parliament in aid of the Board,:

    • (b) All moneys that may be paid to the Board by any local authority or public body pursuant to the authority hereinafter conferred in that behalf:

    • (c) All moneys received by the Board as rent, fees, or other charges in respect of any property vested in it by this Act:

    • (d) All donations or other moneys received by the Board from any other source.

    (2) Any local authority or public body whose office is situated within either of the provincial districts of Canterbury or Westland may from time to time out of its general funds contribute to the funds of the Board such amount as it thinks fit.

    Subsection (1) was amended, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(4) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106), by substituting the words For the purposes of this Act, the for the word The.

    Subsection (1)(a) was amended, as from 27 November 1953, by section 3(2) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1953 (1953 No 107), by omitting the words but not including moneys expended for the purposes mentioned in subsection one of section ten hereof.

12 Audit of accounts
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 3(a), 7(3), and 12(3) were amended, as from 1 April 1987, by section 65(1) Conservation Act 1987 (1987 No 65), by substituting the word Conservation for the word Lands in each case.

    Sections 2-6 and 12 were repealed, as from 14 July 1988, by section 2(5)(b) Canterbury Provincial Buildings Vesting Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 106).


Schedule 1

ALL that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement 1 rood 34 8/10 perches, more or less, and being part Reserve 11 and part Crown land situated in the City of Christchurch, and bounded as follows: Commencing at a point on the left bank of the River Avon, being 32883.31 links north and 37297.83 links west of Trigonometrical Station, Mount Pleasant; thence westward bearing 270° 12′ 20″, 244.83 links, and bearing 272° 08′, 21.21 links; thence northwards bearing 359° 49′ 05″, 19.98 links; thence again westward bearing 269° 49′ 05″, 42.33 links; thence southward bearing 179° 49′ 05″, 159.55 links; thence south-eastward bearing 142° 02′, 36.66 links, bearing 133° 52′, 40.28 links, and bearing 117° 31′, 41.69 links; thence eastward to the left bank of the River Avon bearing 89° 49′ 05″, 63.48 links; thence north-eastward along the left bank of the River Avon to the point of commencement: as the same is more particularly delineated on the plan marked L and S 22/48, deposited in Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

Schedule 2

ALL that area in the Canterbury Land District, containing by admeasurement 1 rood 1 6/10 perches, more or less, and being part Reserve 11 and part Crown land situated in the City of Christchurch, and bounded as follows: Commencing at a point on the left bank of the River Avon, being 32883.31 links north and 37297.83 links west of Trigonometrical Station, Mount Pleasant; thence westward bearing 270° 12′ 20″, 244.83 links, and bearing 272° 08′, 21.21 links; thence northward bearing 359° 49′ 05″, 19.98 links; thence again westward bearing 269° 49′ 05″, 42.33 links; thence northward bearing 359° 49′ 05″, 29.66 links; thence eastward bearing 89° 49′ 05″, 115.80 links; thence again northward bearing 359° 49′ 05″, 49.25 links; thence again eastward to the left bank of the River Avon bearing 90°, 65.68 links, and bearing 92° 21′ 20″, 164.56 links; thence south-westward along the left bank of the River Avon to the point of commencement: as the same is more particularly delineated on the plan marked L and S 22/48, deposited in Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey at Wellington, and thereon bordered green.

Schedule 3

  • Schedule 3 was inserted, as from 1 January 1971, by section 6(4) Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Act 1971 (1971 No 141).

ALL that area of land in the Canterbury Land District, containing 2 roods and 35.5 perches, more or less, being part Reserve 11 and part Stopped Road situated in Block XI, Christchurch Survey District; part of which land is comprised and described in the balance of deeds Index C 611; as more particularly shown on SO Plan 11711, lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor at Christchurch, and thereon edged red.