Local Legislation Act 1929

Local Legislation Act 1929

Public Act1929 No 21
Date of assent7 November 1929

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


Contents

Title


An Act to confer certain Powers on certain Public Bodies and to validate certain Transactions.

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 Local Legislation Act 1929.

County councils.

2 Validating expenditure by Geraldine County Council on celebrating jubilee of County of Geraldine
  • The expenditure by the Geraldine County Council during the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, of the sum of eighty-four dollars and twenty-five cents in respect of the celebration of the jubilee of the County of Geraldine is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words eighty-four dollars and twenty-five cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words forty-two pounds two shillings and sixpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

3 Validating expenditure by Buller County Council on celebrating jubilee of County of Buller
  • The expenditure by the Buller County Council during the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, of the sum of twenty dollars in respect of the celebration of the jubilee of the County of Buller is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words twenty dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words ten pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

4 Validating certain expenditure by Buller County Council
  • The payment by the Buller County Council during the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, of the sum of twenty-six dollars and ten cents in connection with the visit of His Excellency the Governor-General to the County of Buller is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully made.

    The words twenty-six dollars and ten cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words thirteen pounds one shilling pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

5 Authorizing Waitomo County Council to expend unexpended surplus of loan of $2,200
  • Whereas the Waitomo County Council (hereinafter called the Council) has raised, under the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, a loan of two thousand two hundred dollars for the purpose of forming, culverting, and fencing approximately three miles of the Mangatea Road: And whereas the sum of one thousand five hundred and fifty-three dollars and twenty-four and a sixth cents has been expended on such work: And whereas the formation of the said road was completed by the Government by relief work for unemployment: And whereas the settlers concerned are desirous that the unexpended balance of the said loan—namely, six hundred and forty-six dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents—should be expended for the purpose of metalling the said road: And whereas it is deemed advisable to authorize the Council to expend the said balance of the said loan as desired by the settlers: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, the Waitomo County Council may expend the said sum of six hundred and forty-six dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents in or towards metalling the said Mangatea Road.

    The words two thousand two hundred dollars, one thousand five hundred and fifty-three dollars and twenty-four and a sixth cents, and six hundred and forty-six dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one thousand one hundred pounds, seven hundred and seventy-six pounds twelve shillings and fivepence, and three hundred and twenty-three pounds seven shillings and sevenpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

6 Authorizing Hutt County Council to sell area of land by private treaty
  • Whereas a parcel of land situated in the Hutt County, containing two roods sixteen and three-tenths perches, more or less, being Lot 3 on a plan deposited in the Land Transfer Office at Wellington as Number 7015, and being part of Sections 28 and 31, Harbour District, situated in the Town of Mahina Bay, Block XVI, Belmont Survey District, and being portion of the land comprised in certificate of title, Volume 324, folio 195, is vested in fee-simple in the Corporation of the County of Hutt: And whereas Ernest Fraser Jones, of Wellington, printer, in the year nineteen hundred and nineteen made separate applications to the Hutt County Council (hereinafter called the Council) for (a) a lease of the said parcel of land, (b) a permit to erect a dwelling on the said parcel of land: And whereas the Council agreed to grant both requests and has permitted the said Ernest Fraser Jones to use and occupy the said land for the past ten years, during which period the said Ernest Fraser Jones has at his own expense effected certain improvements thereon: And whereas the said Ernest Fraser Jones has recently requested the said Council to sell to him the fee-simple of the said land: And whereas the said Council desires to sell the said land to the said Ernest Fraser Jones at a price to be agreed upon, being not less than the present unimproved value of the said land as determined by the Valuer-General by special valuation: And whereas the Council of the said County has no legal authority to lease or sell the said land by private treaty to the said Ernest Fraser Jones: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Notwithstanding the provisions of any other Act, the Hutt County Council is hereby authorized to sell by private treaty and transfer the fee-simple of the above-described land to Ernest Fraser Jones, of Wellington, printer, at a price to be agreed upon between the said Council and the said Ernest Fraser Jones, such price to be not less than the amount of the unimproved value at the date of the passing of this Act of the said land as determined by the Valuer-General by means of a special valuation.

7 Authorizing Otorohanga County Council to utilize unexpended balance of loan of $3,000
  • Whereas the Otorohanga County Council was duly authorized by a poll of ratepayers of the Upper Mangawhero Special-rating Area, part of the County of Otorohanga, taken on the twenty-sixth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, to borrow the sum of three thousand dollars for the purpose of forming, metalling, and culverting the Mangawhero Road along the frontages of Tahaia B, B 2A, and B 2C 3, and also to erect a bridge over the Mangawhero Stream on the said road: And whereas after providing for the completion of the said work there is an unexpended balance of one thousand two hundred and fifty-six dollars: And whereas it is desirable to authorize the said Council to spend the unexpended balance in the manner hereinafter appearing: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Otorohanga County Council is hereby authorized to expend the said unexpended balance in forming, metalling, and culverting the Mangawhero Road to the Whawharau Road junction, and to expend any amount then remaining in equal parts in metalling the Whawharau and the Mangawhero Roads, being roads within the said special-rating area.

    The words three thousand dollars, and one thousand two hundred and fifty-six dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one thousand five hundred pounds, and six hundred and twenty-eight pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

8 Authorizing Otorohanga County Council to utilize unexpended balance of loan of $800
  • Whereas by special order of the Otorohanga County Council passed on the seventh day of January, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, and confirmed on the fifth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, a certain special-loan area called the Puketarata Special-rating Area was created: And whereas the ratepayers of the said area duly authorized the raising of the special loan of eight hundred dollars pursuant to paragraph (e) of section seventeen of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, for the purpose of re-forming, metalling, and culverting one hundred and twenty-three chains of Puketarata Road fronting Sections 1, 2, 3, and 5, Block XIII, Punui Survey District: And whereas of the moneys so raised there is, after providing for the completion of the said work, an unexpended balance of two hundred dollars: And whereas it is desirable to authorize the said Council to expend the said unexpended balance in manner hereinafter appearing: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Otorohanga County Council is hereby authorized to expend the said unexpended balance in re-forming, culverting, and metalling the road through Sections 1 and 2 of Block XIII, Punui Survey District, as far as Section 9 of the said block, being a road through lands in the said special-rating area.

    The words eight hundred dollars, and two hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words four hundred pounds, and one hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

9 Validating certain payments of interest by Southland County Council
  • The payments made by the Southland County Council, amounting to the sum of seven hundred and nineteen dollars and ninety-nine and a sixth cents, during the financial years ended on the thirty-first days of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight and nineteen hundred and twenty-nine respectively, as interest on the purchase-moneys payable with respect to three motor-lorries, are hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully made.

    The words seven hundred and nineteen dollars and ninety-nine and a sixth cent were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words three hundred and fifty-nine pounds nineteen shillings and elevenpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

10 Authorizing diversion of certain expenditure by Kawhia County Council
  • Whereas the Kawhia County Council has received by way of grant from the Consolidated Fund the sum of five hundred and nineteen dollars and ninety-two and a half cents (being part of the property of the Waikato West Coast Railway Board, now abolished) to be expended on the maintenance of roads in the Kawhia County: And whereas the Kawhia County Council is also the Kawhia Harbour Board: And whereas it is expedient that, in lieu of expending the said moneys on the maintenance of roads, the said Council should be authorized to expend the same in the construction, maintenance, or improvement of harbour-works in the Kawhia Harbour: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Kawhia County Council is hereby authorized to expend the said sum of five hundred and nineteen dollars and ninety-two and a half cents, or any part thereof, in the construction, maintenance, or improvement of harbour-works in the Kawhia Harbour.

    The words five hundred and nineteen dollars and ninety-two and a half cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words two hundred and fifty-nine pounds nineteen shillings and threepence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

11 Validating agreement made by Hutt County Council as to laying of conduit pipes
  • Whereas the Corporation of the County of Hutt (hereinafter called the Corporation), by a deed bearing date the eleventh day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, granted to the Texas Company (Australasia), Limited (hereinafter called the company), the right to lay conduit pipes under and along certain roads within the Hutt County, together with the right to convey oil and petroleum products through such pipes, for the period and upon the terms and conditions mentioned in the said deed: And whereas pursuant to the provisions of section one hundred and sixty eight of the Public Works Act 1928, the consent of the Minister of Public Works was obtained in the manner provided by that section: And whereas it is expedient that the action of the Corporation in entering into such deed should be validated, and that the said deed and all the terms, conditions, covenants, agreements, and provisions therein contained should be validated and confirmed: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said deed bearing date the eleventh day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, made between the Corporation and the company, and all the terms, conditions, covenants, agreements, and provisions therein contained, are hereby validated and confirmed as from the date of execution thereof.

12 Making provision with respect to reticulation of water by Hutt County Council
  • Whereas the Hutt County Council in the year nineteen hundred and twenty-one duly constituted as a special-rating area all that part of the County of Hutt (hereinafter referred to as Number One area) being parts Sections 9, 10, 10A, and Part 2 of Section 45, Wainui Registration District, and parts of Sections A, B, and C, Paekakariki Maori Reserve Registration Blocks II and III, Paekakariki Survey District, for the purposes of a special loan duly raised for the purpose of water-supply for Number One area, and in particular for the reticulation of Number One area and the erection of a reservoir and headworks for the conservation and supply of the said water: And whereas it is proposed to supply water from the said reservoir to an additional area of the said county, being Part I of Section 45, and part Section 44, Wainui Registration District, and part Wainui A Block, Registration Block II, Paekakariki Survey District, and hereinafter referred to as Number Two area: And whereas it is proposed to constitute Number Two area a special-rating area for the purpose of a loan proposed to be raised for the reticulation of that area: And whereas it is proposed to make and levy rates and charges on Number Two area for the supply of such water, and it is desired to apply such portion of the proceeds of such rates and charges for the supply of water as aforesaid as to the Hutt County Council may seem just in relief of the rates and charges upon Number One area in respect of the said reservoir and headworks, it being deemed just and expedient that a fair and just proportion of the cost of the reservoir and headworks upon Number One area and chargeable against Number One area should be borne by Number Two area: And whereas doubts have arisen as to the power of the Hutt County Council to supply water as aforesaid and to apply part of the proceeds of the rates and charges therefor on Number Two area in reduction of the charges on Number One area in respect of the said reservoir and headworks: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The Hutt County Council may supply water from the reservoir and headworks of Number One area to Number Two area.

    (2) The Hutt County Council shall with respect to the supply of water in both the said areas have all the powers conferred upon it by Order in Council dated the twenty-seventh day of August, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, together with the power to make by-laws in respect of the supply of water and the powers for water-supply contained in sections ten and eleven of the Municipal Corporations Amendment Act 1928.

    (3) The Hutt County Council may apply such portion of the rates and charges levied on Number Two area in respect of water supplied from the reservoir and headworks of Number One area to Number Two area as it shall determine in relief of the special loan charges and maintenance charges payable by Number One area in respect of the said reservoir and headworks.

    The word Maori was substituted, as from 27 November 1947, for the word Native pursuant to section 2(2) Maori Purposes Act 1947 (1947 No 59).

City and borough councils.

13 Authorizing Wanganui City Council to grant a lease of certain lands to the Wanganui Education Board
  • Whereas the Corporation of the City of Wanganui (hereinafter referred to as the Wanganui Corporation) is the owner of the piece or parcel of land hereinafter described: And whereas the Wanganui Technical School Board has requested the Wanganui City Council to lease the said piece or parcel of land as a site for the erection of a hostel to be used in connection with the Wanganui Technical College, and for playing-grounds, for the term, at the rent, and upon the conditions hereinafter appearing, which the Wanganui City Council has agreed to do: And whereas it is desirable that such lease should be granted for the purposes aforesaid: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The Wanganui City Council is hereby empowered, on behalf of the Wanganui Corporation (and that notwithstanding the provisions relating to the granting of leases by municipal corporations as provided in Part 18 of the Municipal Corporations Act 1920), to grant a lease in perpetuity to the Education Board of the District of Wanganui of all that piece or parcel of land hereinafter described, at a yearly rental of one hundred and eighty dollars, payable by equal half-yearly payments.

    (2) Such lease shall contain an express provision that no rates, taxes, or other outgoings will, during the continuance of the term, be made imposed or levied by the Wanganui City Council in respect of the said lands.

    (3) Such lease shall also contain a covenant by the said Education Board to keep and use the said lands and all buildings erected thereon for the purposes of a hostel to be used in connection with the Wanganui Technical College, and for playing-grounds, and no covenants shall be implied in such lease on the part of the said Education Board save a covenant to keep the said premises and buildings thereon in good and substantial repair, order, and condition.

    (4) The land to which this section relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that piece or parcel of land containing by admeasurement eight acres two roods thirty and three-tenths perches, more or less, being part of Blocks XVIII, XIX, and XX, of the Town Belt Reserve in the City of Wanganui, the said piece of land being bounded as follows: commencing at a point on the southern boundary of Purnell Street 729.25 links west of the intersection of the said southern boundary of Purnell Street and the north-western boundary of Jackson Street; thence south-easterly by a straight line having a true bearing of 140° 36′ 26″ for a distance of 70.71 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 185° 36′ 26″ for a distance of 143.67 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 214° 36′ 30″ for a distance of 669.59 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 202° 56′ for a distance of 142.24 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 214° 36′ for a distance of 183.04 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 254° 14′ 20″ for a distance of 416.14 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 225° 46′ 40″ for a distance of 76.27 links; thence north-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 315° 2′ 24″ for a distance of 411.20 links; thence north-easterly by a straight line having a true bearing of 34° 17′ 50″ for a distance of 1167.72 links to a point on the said southern boundary of Purnell Street; and thence along the southern boundary of Purnell Street for a distance of 599.85 links to the starting-point: the said piece of land being also part of the land comprised and described in certificate of title, Volume 343, folio 103, Wellington Registry.

    (5) This section is in substitution for section seventeen of the Local Legislation Act 1927, and that section is hereby accordingly repealed.

    The words one hundred and eighty dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words ninety pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

14 Authorizing Wanganui City Council to erect a morgue on a public reserve
  • Whereas by an Order in Council under the Cemeteries Act 1908, dated the sixteenth day of November, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and published in the Gazette on the nineteenth day of that month, it was ordered and directed that from and after the first day of June, nineteen hundred and fifteen, burials within the Wanganui Cemetery, in the Borough of Wanganui, should be wholly discontinued, and that such cemetery should from and after the said first day of June, nineteen hundred and fifteen, be vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Wanganui under the provisions and for the purposes of section seventy-eight of the said Cemeteries Act 1908: And whereas the said Order was varied by Order in Council dated the eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and published in the Gazette on the seventeenth day of that month, to the extent of permitting certain other burials to take place in the said cemetery: And whereas it is necessary and expedient that the Wanganui City Council, on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Wanganui, should provide a morgue for the use of the said city: And whereas the most suitable and convenient site for the same is on part of the said public reserve as hereinafter described, and it is desirable that the said Corporation should be authorized to use such land for that purpose: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of section seventy-eight of the Cemeteries Act 1908, the Wanganui City Council is hereby empowered to use the land hereinafter described, being part of the said public reserve, for the purpose of erecting and maintaining thereon a morgue for the use of the said city.

    (2) The land to which the last preceding subsection relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that piece or parcel of land containing by admeasurement one rood six perches, more or less, situate in the Westmere Survey District, and being part of the General Cemetery Reserve in the City of Wanganui, Wellington Registry, the said piece of land being bounded as follows: commencing at a point at the south-western corner of part General Cemetery Reserve as described in certificate of title, Volume 233, folio 168; thence north-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 279° 16′ 30″ for a distance of 392.13 links; thence north-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 288° 15′ for a distance of 526.52 links; thence south-easterly by a straight line having a true bearing of 117° 33′ for a distance of 371.40 links; thence south-westerly by a straight line having a true bearing of 198° 15′ for a distance of 40 links; thence south-easterly by a straight line having a true bearing of 94° 13' for a distance of 164.92 links; thence north-easterly by a straight line having a true bearing of 18° 15′ for a distance of 34.43 links; and thence south-easterly by a straight line having a true bearing of 95° 37′ 30″ for a distance of 396.93 links to the starting-point.

15 Releasing Wanganui City Corporation from lease of certain land from Commercial Bank of Australia, Limited
  • Whereas by section eighteen of the Local Legislation Act 1927, memorandum of lease (hereinafter referred to as the said lease), dated the fourth day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, registered Number 17503, from the Commercial Bank of Australia, Limited (hereinafter referred to as the bank), to the Mayor, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Wanganui (hereinafter referred to as the City Corporation), and every clause and article therein contained, was ratified and confirmed: And whereas by the said section eighteen it was expressly provided that the City Corporation might assign, underlet, transfer, or otherwise dispose of its interest in the lands described in the said lease: And whereas pursuant to the said section eighteen the City Corporation, by memorandum of lease (hereinafter referred to as the said sublease), dated the eleventh day of December, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, leased the said lands to one Patrick Burke, of Wanganui, billiard-saloon proprietor, for the term, at the rent, and subject to the covenants by the lessee and conditions contained in the said sublease: And whereas the City Corporation has agreed with the bank to transfer to the bank the said sublease, and to remit all rates payable in respect of the lands comprised and described therein, for the term of years created by the said sublease upon the bank releasing the City Corporation from all liability for payment of the rent reserved by, or the observance of the lessee's covenants or conditions or otherwise in, the said lease contained or implied: And whereas it is in the interests of the City Corporation and expedient that the said transfer should be made: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The City Corporation may and it is hereby expressly authorized and empowered to transfer or assign unto the bank the said sublease, and the term of years thereby created and the benefit of the covenants by the sublessee and conditions therein contained, and to pay the legal charges of the bank in connection therewith.

    (2) No rates, taxes, charges, or assessments shall be made or levied by the City Corporation in respect of the lands described in the said sublease for the term of years thereby created.

    (3) The City Corporation is hereby released and discharged from the payment of the rent reserved by and the observance and the performance of the covenants by the lessee and conditions in the said lease contained or implied and on the lessee's part to be performed or observed.

16 Authorizing Westport Borough Council to transfer certain loan-moneys
  • The authority conferred on the Westport Borough Council by section one hundred and fifteen of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1925, and section twenty-seven of the Local Legislation Act 1926, is hereby extended to enable the said Council to utilize out of the unexpended balance of a loan of six thousand dollars raised for the purpose of advances of moneys to ratepayers for private electrical connections any additional sum, not exceeding two thousand dollars, for the purpose of completing the work for which the loan of forty-seven thousand dollars mentioned in those sections and an additional loan of four thousand six hundred dollars were raised.

    The words six thousand dollars, two thousand dollars, forty-seven thousand dollars, and four thousand six hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words three thousand pounds, one thousand pounds, twenty-three thousand five hundred pounds, and two thousand three hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

17 Validating certain expenditure by Dannevirke Borough Council
  • The expenditure by the Dannevirke Borough Council during the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, of seventy-four dollars and sixty cents on the publication of a booklet descriptive of the Borough of Dannevirke is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words seventy-four dollars and sixty cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words thirty-seven pounds six shillings pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

18 Validating expenditure by Greytown Borough Council on celebrating jubilee of Borough of Greytown
  • The expenditure by the Greytown Borough Council during the year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, of the sum of sixteen dollars and eighty cents in respect of the celebration of the jubilee of the Borough of Greytown is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words sixteen dollars and eighty cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words eight pounds eight shillings pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

19 Validating expenditure by Akaroa Borough Council on celebrating jubilee of Borough of Akaroa
  • The expenditure by the Akaroa Borough Council during the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, of the sum of eighteen dollars and sixty-nine and a sixth cents in respect of the celebration of the jubilee of the Borough of Akaroa is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words eighteen dollars and sixty-nine and a sixth cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words nine pounds six shillings and eleven pence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

20 Authorizing Raetihi Borough Council to utilize unexpended balance of loan of $2,800
  • Whereas the Raetihi Borough Council (hereinafter referred to as the said Council) was duly authorized by a poll of ratepayers taken on the twenty-first day of June, nineteen hundred and twenty-three, to raise a loan (hereinafter referred to as the said loan) of two thousand eight hundred dollars under the Local Bodies Loans Act 1913, for the carrying-out of certain works on the Ameku Road in the Borough of Raetihi: And whereas the said Council duly raised the said loan: And whereas all the said works for which the said loan was raised have been duly carried out and completed: And whereas there remains in hand out of the proceeds of the said loan the sum of one hundred and fifty-eight dollars and three and a third cents: And whereas it is desired to apply the said sum in or towards the construction and laying of a water pipe or main along the said road from the terminal point in Seddon Street for the use and convenience of the several properties on the said road: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, or in any other Act, it shall be lawful for the said Council to apply the sum of one hundred and fifty-eight dollars and three and a third cents (being the unexpended balance of the proceeds of the said loan) in and towards the construction and laying of a water pipe or main along the said Ameku Road in the said borough from the present terminal point of the said Council's water main or pipe in Seddon Street.

    The words two thousand eight hundred dollars, and one hundred and fifty-eight dollars and three and a third cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one thousand four hundred pounds, and seventy-nine pounds and fourpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

21 Validating expenditure by Green Island Borough Council in connection with flood damage
  • The expenditure by the Green Island Borough Council during the period of two financial years ending on the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and thirty, of the sum of two hundred dollars to enable relief to be given to sufferers through floods in and around the Borough of Green Island is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    Section 21 was amended, as from 25 October 1930, by section 24 Local Legislation Act 1930 (1930 No 39), by substituting the words period of two financial years ending on the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and thirty for the words financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine.

    The words two hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

22 Changing purposes of expenditure of loan of $10,000 by Invercargill Borough Council
  • Whereas the Invercargill Borough Council (hereinafter called the Council) was duly authorized by a poll of ratepayers of the Borough of Invercargill taken on the twentieth day of December, nineteen hundred and nineteen, to raise under the Local Bodies Loans Act 1913, a special loan of ten thousand dollars for the purpose stated as follows in the proposal submitted to the ratepayers—namely, as a first instalment towards the erection of permanent buildings for municipal purposes on part Section 19, Block III, Town of Invercargill, being the land described in subsection four hereof: And whereas it is not now necessary to provide such buildings on the said part Section 19: And whereas suitable arrangements can be made to meet the purpose of the loan by altering, improving, and renovating the existing Municipal Buildings and Theatre, situate on Sections 17, 18, 5, and 6, Block III, Town of Invercargill, at an estimated cost of thirteen thousand dollars: And whereas such sum of ten thousand dollars will be insufficient to complete the altering, improving, and renovating of the said existing Municipal Buildings and Theatre: And whereas it is expedient to give the Council power to raise a further sum of one-tenth of the said loan of ten thousand dollars, and to expend the proceeds of both such loans as hereinafter provided: And whereas the Council is registered as the proprietor of the land, with right of way, described in subsection four hereof: And whereas the said land, with right of way, was acquired for the purpose of municipal buildings: And whereas such land, with right of way, is no longer required for the purpose for which it was acquired: And whereas it is expedient that the Council should be given power to lease the said land, with right of way: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, or any other Act, the Council may use, pay, or apply the said sum of ten thousand dollars as it may consider necessary for the purpose of altering, improving, and renovating the said Municipal Buildings and Theatre situate on Sections 17, 18, 5, and 6, Block III, Town of Invercargill.

    (2) The Council may, for completing the said altering, improving, and renovating of the said existing Municipal Buildings and Theatre, borrow by way of special loan under the Local Bodies' Loans Act 1926, but without taking the steps prescribed by sections nine to thirteen of that Act, the sum of one thousand dollars.

    (3) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Municipal Corporations Act 1920, or any other Act, the Council is hereby authorized and empowered to lease the land, with right of way, described in subsection four hereof, or any portion of such land, subject to the provisions of sections one hundred and fifty-two to one hundred and sixty of the said Municipal Corporations Act 1920.

    (4) The land, with right of way, to which this section relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that piece or parcel of land containing twenty-four and eight-tenths perches, more or less, and being parts of Section 19, Block III, Town of Invercargill, contained in certificates of title, Volume 125, folio 128, and Volume XXIV, folio 184, in the office of the District Land Registrar of Southland, and bounded as follows: on the east by Section 18, Block III, 250 links; on the north by Section 4, Block III, 62.11 links; on the west by other part of Section 19, 250 links; on the south by Tay Street, 62.11 links to starting-point: subject to a right of way over that portion of Section 19 shown coloured yellow on certificate of title, Volume 125, folio 128, and together with a right of way over those portions of Sections 19 and 20 of the said Block III shown coloured blue on said certificate of title, Volume 125, folio 128.

    The words ten thousand dollars, thirteen thousand dollars, and one thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words five thousand pounds, six thousand five hundred pounds, and five hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

23 Validating loan of $3,600 raised by Paeroa Borough Council for payment of proportion of construction of bridge
  • Whereas by Warrant made under section one hundred and nineteen of the Public Works Act 1908, dated the twenty-first day of June, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, and published in the Gazette of the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Paeroa Borough Council was authorized to construct a bridge over the Ohinemuri River at Paeroa, on the Paeroa-Te Aroha Main Road, and, inter alia, the proportion of the cost of construction thereof to be paid by the said Council was fixed in the said Warrant at three thousand three hundred dollars: And whereas the said Council proposed to raise a loan under the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, for the purpose of obtaining the necessary funds to pay its proportion of the cost of construction of the said bridge: And whereas, in addition to the proportion of the cost of construction of the said bridge, the said Council desired to pay out of the loan the cost of raising the loan and the interest and sinking fund for the first year: And whereas, for the purposes aforesaid, the said Council was, by Order in Council dated the eighteenth day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, and published in the Gazette of the twenty-first day of the same month, authorized to raise a loan of three thousand six hundred dollars: And whereas such loan was raised, but the said Council had no authority at law to raise a loan for an amount in excess of the amount fixed in the said Warrant as the said Council's proportion of the cost of construction of the said bridge: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Paeroa Borough Council shall for all purposes be deemed to have been lawfully empowered to raise the said loan of three thousand six hundred dollars and to apply the proceeds thereof in payment of its proportion of the cost of construction of the said bridge, the cost of raising the said loan, and the interest and sinking fund of the said loan for the first year.

    The words three thousand three hundred dollars, and three thousand six hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one thousand six hundred and fifty pounds, and one thousand eight hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

24 Diverting purposes of expenditure of portion of loan of $193,456 by Oamaru Borough Council
  • Whereas the Oamaru Borough Council, on the third day of September, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, submitted to a poll of the ratepayers of the Borough of Oamaru a proposal to raise under the Local Bodies Loans Act 1913, a special loan of one hundred and ninety-three thousand four hundred and fifty-six dollars, known as the Oamaru Borough Drainage and Waterworks Loan: And whereas the sum of thirty-seven thousand dollars (hereinafter referred to as the said allocation) was allocated on the loan proposal for the purpose of carrying into effect a scheme for extending and enlarging the existing waterworks and water-supply for the purpose of providing adequate water-supply for domestic purposes and for fire-prevention purposes within the said borough: And whereas part of the works contemplated by the said allocation has been carried out, and portion of the said sum of thirty-seven thousand dollars still remains unexpended: And whereas the water-supply for the said borough is conducted through a race situated outside the said borough, and it has been found necessary to replace a certain fluming situated at Frew's Gully, in the County of Waitaki, and outside the said borough, by constructing certain other more efficient methods for conducting water: And whereas doubts have arisen as to whether the said Council can legally apply the money so lying unexpended of the said allocation for the purpose of effecting such replacement: And whereas it is expedient to remove such doubts: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Oamaru Borough Council is hereby authorized and empowered to expend the whole or so much of the said unexpended portion of the said allocation as it shall deem necessary and expedient for the purpose of carrying out the proposed replacement of the said fluming and all necessary work in connection therewith.

    The words one hundred and ninety-three thousand four hundred and fifty-six dollars, and thirty-seven thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words ninety-six thousand seven hundred and twenty-eight pounds, and eighteen thousand five hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

25 Authorizing Wairoa Borough Council to grant a lease of certain land
  • Whereas by Proclamation made under section twenty-eight of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal and Public Bodies Empowering Act 1925, and published in the Gazette of the fourth day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, Suburban Section 830, Township of Clyde, Hawke's Bay Land District, containing by admeasurement two acres one rood two perches, more or less, was vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Wairoa in trust for recreation purposes: And whereas it is expedient that the Wairoa Borough Council should have power to lease the whole or any part or parts of the said land to any association or body of persons formed for the purpose of sport or recreation, and not for the purpose of gain, on the terms and conditions as set out in sections one hundred and fifty-three and one hundred and fifty-five of the Municipal Corporations Act 1920: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any Act, the Wairoa Borough Council is hereby empowered to lease the aforementioned land, or any part or parts thereof, to any association or body of persons formed for the purpose of sport or recreation, and not for the purpose of gain, for any term or terms in accordance with and subject to the provisions and conditions of sections one hundred and fifty-three and one hundred and fifty-five of the Municipal Corporations Act 1920, and it shall not be necessary for any such lease or leases to be sold by public auction or public tender.

26 Authorizing Napier Borough Council to declare certain road to be a public road
  • Whereas a road known as Kowhai Road, and shown on a plan deposited in the Public Works Office at Napier under Number 1911, and thereon coloured pink, was laid out some years ago, and is now in existence and used as a public road by the public as well as by the occupiers of houses which stand on lands fronting the same: And whereas such road is not a legal road, and, having a less width than forty feet, cannot be made a public street without statutory authority in that behalf: And whereas the Napier Borough Council is of opinion that, owing to the position of the said road and the configuration of the land through which it runs, the legal requirements as to width should be dispensed with, and the Council is agreeable to the same being made a public street: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Napier Borough Council may, by special order, declare the said road to be a public street, and upon the making of such special order such road shall be a public street in all respects as if it had been so declared pursuant to section one hundred and eighty-six of the Municipal Corporations Act 1920.

27 Defining purposes of expenditure of portion of Rotorua Borough Street and other Improvements Loan of $13,000
  • That portion, being the sum of one thousand dollars, unallotted in the proposal submitted to the ratepayers, of the loan of thirteen thousand dollars authorized by a poll of ratepayers of the Rotorua Borough taken by the Rotorua Borough Council on the twenty-third day of June, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, for the purchase of a stone-crushing plant, and for the other purposes set out in the said proposal, shall, as to the said sum of one thousand dollars, be, and as from the date of the raising of the loan be deemed to have been, applicable at the discretion of the Rotorua Borough Council towards payment of the cost of raising the said loan and the interest and sinking fund for the first year.

    The words one thousand dollars, and thirteen thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words five hundred pounds, and six thousand five hundred pounds respectively, pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

28 Making provision with respect to sale of land by Patea Borough Council
  • (1) It is hereby declared that, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any Act, the Patea Borough Council was lawfully empowered to sell to Austin Harrison Holden, of Patea, storekeeper, for the sum of one thousand two hundred dollars, all that piece of land containing eleven and seven-tenths perches, more or less, being Allotment 2 on plan deposited in the Land Registry Office at New Plymouth as Number 1117, and being part of Sections 1 and 2, Block XI, Borough of Patea, and being part of the land comprised in certificate of title, Register-book, Volume 68, folio 114, in the said Land Registry Office, vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Patea under the Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928, together with the grant of full and free right and liberty to and for the said Austin Harrison Holden as transferee of the said land, and the registered proprietor or proprietors for the time being thereof, or any part thereof, and his, her, or their tenants, servants, agents, workmen, and visitors from time to time and at all times, at his, her, and their will and pleasure, to go, pass, and repass, with or without horses or other animals, carts, and carriages of all descriptions, into and out of and from the said land or adjoining part thereof through, over, and along Allotment 12 of the said deposited plan 1117.

    (2) The District Land Registrar for the Land Registration District of Taranaki, on presentation to him of a memorandum of transfer of the said Allotment 2 from the said Corporation to the said Austin Harrison Holden, including the grant of right of way aforesaid, shall register the same, and the said Allotment 2 shall thereupon vest in the said Austin Harrison Holden for an estate in fee-simple freed and discharged from the existing reservation over it under the said Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928, and together with the right of way aforesaid.

    (3) The said Council is empowered to accept the sum of six hundred dollars in cash from the said Austin Harrison Holden, and to accept a first mortgage of the said Allotment 2 for the balance of the purchase-money, for payment thereof on the twelfth day of March, nineteen hundred and thirty-two, together with interest at the rate of six dollars per centum per annum, payable quarterly, such mortgage to contain such provisions as are usually inserted in mortgages of a like nature.

    (4) All moneys received by the said Council from the sale of the said land shall be applied in the purchase of other land, to be held by the said Corporation as a reserve for the same purposes as affected the said land.

    The words one thousand two hundred dollars, six hundred dollars, and six dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words six hundred pounds, three hundred pounds, and six pounds respectively, pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

29 Authorizing Auckland City Council to raise a loan to recoup District Fund Account
  • Whereas the Auckland City Council has paid and advanced out of its District Fund Account certain amounts being the difference between the accumulated sinking funds and the sums required to redeem the debentures of certain special loans hereinafter mentioned, intending subsequently to raise such amount as special loans under paragraph (b) of section seventeen of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926: And whereas such special loans cannot now lawfully be raised, and it is desirable to empower the said Council to raise the same: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Auckland City Council is hereby authorized and empowered to raise under the provisions of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, by special order, and without taking the steps described in sections nine to thirteen of that Act, a special loan or loans for a total amount not exceeding seventy thousand four hundred dollars, and may pay the proceeds of such loan or loans into its District Fund Account by way of refund to that account of the sums advanced therefrom towards the redemption of the following matured special loans:—

    Loan.Due Date.Original Amount.Balance.
      ££
    Victoria Park Additional Loan...................................................................
    2nd July, 1928...................................................................
    2,0001,600
    Grafton Bridge Loan of 30,000 (portion)...................................................................
    27th January, 19296,5005,200
    Municipal Abattoir Loan of £26,000...................................................................
    31st March, 192926,00021,000
    Municipal Abattoir Additional Loan...................................................................
    23rd July, 1929...................................................................
    9,0007,400
       35,200

    The words seventy thousand four hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words thirty-five thousand two hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

30 Authorizing Mount Eden Borough Council to grant a lease to the Mount Eden Bowling Club
  • Whereas the land hereinafter described is portion of an area vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Mount Eden under the provisions of Part 1 of the Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928: And whereas in pursuance of an agreement with the Mount Eden Bowling Club (hereinafter called the club) the Mount Eden Borough Council (hereinafter called the Council) has expended moneys in laying out bowling-greens and erecting a pavilion on the said area: And whereas the Council is desirous of leasing the area to the club for a period of twenty-one years, with a right of renewal for a further period of twenty-one years, upon such terms and conditions as may be approved by the Governor-General: And whereas it is desirable that the Council should be empowered to lease the area for such period and upon such terms and conditions: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The Council is hereby authorized to lease to the club the land hereinafter described for a period of twenty-one years, with a right of renewal for a further period of twenty-one years, upon such terms and conditions as may be prescribed or approved by the Governor-General.

    (2) The land to which this section relates is particularly described as follows:—

    All that portion of the reserve adjoining Allotment 48 of Section 6, Suburbs of Auckland, containing one acre two roods, more or less, bounded—commencing at the intersection of the south-western side of Epsom Avenue with the eastern boundary of the Borough of Mount Eden; towards the north-east by Epsom Avenue, bearing 283° 46′ 50″, distance two hundred and eighty-one feet eight inches; towards the west and south generally by other portion of the said reserve, by lines bearing 171° 36′, distance two hundred and seventy-two feet; bearing 111° 13′, distance one hundred and eighty feet; bearing 13° 13′, distance one hundred and twenty-seven feet; bearing 103° 46′, distance sixty-four feet; and towards the east by the eastern boundary of the Mount Eden Borough, bearing 350° 49′, distance one hundred and sixty-two feet, to the point of commencement: be all the aforesaid measurements a little more or less.

Town boards and road boards.

31 Validating collection of certain rates by Mangaweka Town Board
  • Whereas the Mangaweka Town Board, for the financial years ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, inadvertently collected the special rate of fifteen forty-eighths of a cent in the dollar, which said special rate was struck as security for the Mangaweka Township Loan of three thousand four hundred and thirteen dollars and seventy-one and two third cents, which said loan had matured and been repaid prior to such collection: And whereas the unauthorized collection of the said special rate has produced the total sum of three hundred and seventy-six dollars eighty and five-sixth cents: And whereas it is desired to validate such unauthorized collection as aforesaid, and to authorize the expenditure of the moneys so collected on the repair and maintenance of roads and streets (other than main highways) in the Township of Mangaweka: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Local Bodies' Loans Act 1926, or in any other Act, the unauthorized collection of the special rate as hereinbefore appearing is hereby validated, and the Mangaweka Town Board is hereby authorized to expend the amount of three hundred and seventy-six dollars and eighty and five-sixth cents on the repair and maintenance of the roads and streets (other than main highways) in the Township of Mangaweka.

    The words fifteen forty-eighths of a cent in the dollar, three thousand four hundred and thirteen dollars and seventy-one and two third cents, and three hundred and seventy-six dollars and eighty and five-sixth cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words three-farthings in the pound, one thousand seven hundred and six pounds seventeen shillings and twopence, and one hundred and eighty-eight pounds eight shillings and one penny pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

32 Extending authority of Henderson Town Board to raise a supplementary loan for payment of its contribution to the cost of a main highway
  • Whereas the Henderson Town Board was, by section seventy-six of the Local Legislation Act 1927, authorized to borrow the supplementary amount of five thousand seven hundred and eighty dollars for the purpose of paying the amount in excess of the estimate of and of its contribution towards the cost of a certain main highway: And whereas the said Board desires to borrow an increased amount for such purposes and for the purpose of paying arrears of interest on the amount owing by it: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Henderson Town Board may borrow under the authority of section seventy-six of the Local Legislation Act 1927, the sum of ten thousand and twenty-six dollars and sixty-seven and a half cents in lieu of the sum of five thousand seven hundred and eighty dollars thereby authorized to be borrowed, and may apply the moneys so borrowed for the purposes mentioned in that section, and also in payment of interest as from the first day of January, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, to the twenty-eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, on moneys payable by it for such purposes.

    The words five thousand seven hundred and eighty dollars, and ten thousand and twenty-six dollars and sixty-seven and a half cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words two thousand eight hundred and ninety pounds, and five thousand and thirteen pounds six shillings and ninepence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

33 Validating certain expenditure incurred by Mount Hutt Road Board
  • The expenditure by the Mount Hutt Road Board during the financial year ending the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and thirty, of the sum of one hundred and thirty-nine dollars and eighty-three and a third cents in connection with the Mount Hutt Road District jubilee celebrations is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words one hundred and thirty-nine dollars and eighty-three and a third cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words sixty-nine pounds eighteen shillings and fourpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

34 Validating certain expenditure by Mount Roskill Road Board in constructing footpaths
  • Whereas the Mount Roskill Road Board was authorized on the fourteenth day of August, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, by a vote of the ratepayers in accordance with the provisions of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1913, to raise a loan of twenty-nine thousand six hundred dollars for the permanent construction in concrete of Dominion Road from Boundary Road to Mount Albert Road: And whereas the said Board caused the footpaths of Dominion Road to be constructed in bitumen at a cost of one thousand two hundred and ninety-two dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents: And whereas it is desired that the action of the Mount Roskill Road Board in so expending the said sum of one thousand two hundred and ninety-two dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents on the construction of the said footpaths in bitumen should be validated: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The expenditure by the Mount Roskill Road Board of the said sum of one thousand two hundred and ninety-two dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents in the construction in bitumen, instead of in concrete, of the footpaths of Dominion Road from Boundary Road to Mount Albert Road is hereby validated.

    The words twenty-nine thousand six hundred dollars, and one thousand two hundred and ninety-two dollars and seventy-five and five-sixth cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words fourteen thousand eight hundred pounds, and six hundred and forty-six pounds seven shillings and sevenpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

35 Providing for constitution of road districts in Sounds County
  • [Repealed]

    Subsection (2A) was inserted, as from 6 October 1939, by section 28 Local Legislation Act 1939 (1939 No 25).

    The proviso to subsection (3) was repealed, as from 2 April 1935, by section 8 Local Election and Polls Amendment Act 1934 (1934 No 43). The proviso read as follows: Provided that section thirty-three of the Road Boards Act 1908, shall not apply to the Road Board of any road district constituted under this section.

    Section 35 was repealed, as from 1 April 1957, by section 453(1) Counties Act 1956 (1956 No 64).

Harbour boards.

36 Authorizing Whakatane Harbour Board to transfer certain land to Whakatane Borough Council
  • Whereas the Whakatane Harbour Board is the owner in fee-simple of that piece of land situated in the Borough of Whakatane, containing four and four-tenths perches, more or less, being all the land comprised in plan deposited in the Land Registry Office at Auckland under Number 22454, which said piece of land is part of Section 5, Block II, Whakatane Survey District, and is part of the land in certificate of title, Volume 332, folio 122, Auckland Registry: And whereas the said Harbour Board desires to transfer by way of gift the said piece of land to the Corporation of the Borough of Whakatane (hereinafter called the Corporation) for the purpose of public conveniences: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    It shall be lawful for the said Harbour Board to transfer and assure by way of gift the said piece of land hereinbefore described to the Corporation for the purpose of public conveniences.

37 Authorizing Auckland Harbour Board to contribute towards publication of booklet
  • The Auckland Harbour Board is hereby empowered to expend out of its Harbour Fund Account the sum of five hundred dollars towards assisting the Auckland Advertising Club (Incorporated) in the publication of a booklet to be known as Auckland, the Gateway of New Zealand, or such other name as such club shall decide upon.

    The words five hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words two hundred and fifty pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

38 Authorizing Wairoa Harbour Board to make certain transfers from interest accounts to General Account
  • Whereas the Wairoa Harbour Board (hereinafter referred to as the Board), under the authority conferred by the Wairoa Harbour Board Empowering and Loan Act 1909 [Repealed], and the Wairoa Harbour Board Empowering and Loan Act 1918 [Repealed], borrowed sums totalling in the aggregate one hundred and seventy thousand dollars for harbour-works for the Harbour of Wairoa, and under the authority conferred by the Wairoa Harbour Board Empowering and Loan Act 1919 [Repealed], borrowed the sum of sixty-four thousand dollars for harbour-works for the harbour at Waikokopu: And whereas special rates have been made and levied as security for the moneys so borrowed, and the office, clerical, legal, and other expenses incurred by the Board in collecting such rates have heretofore been met out of the General Account of the Board: And whereas it is desirable that such expenses during the period of three financial years ending on the thirtieth day of September, nineteen hundred and thirty-one, should be paid out of the respective interest accounts kept in respect of each of the said loans: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Board may in respect of each financial year during the period ending on the thirtieth day of September, nineteen hundred and thirty-one, transfer to its General Account from the interest accounts kept by it in respect of each of the several loans raised as aforesaid such sums as in the opinion of the Audit Office represent the office, clerical, legal, and other expenses of the Board, of any nature whatsoever, in respect of the levying, collecting, and recovery of the special rates as aforesaid.

    The words one hundred and seventy thousand dollars, and sixty-four thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words eighty-five thousand pounds, and thirty-two thousand pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

39 Vesting certain area of land in His Majesty the King as a Domain
  • Whereas pursuant to the powers vested in it by section five of the Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928, the Auckland Harbour Board, by resolution on the twenty-fifth day of June, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, declared to be a public reserve within the meaning of that Act certain land vested in it, being that parcel of land containing thirteen acres three roods twenty-two perches, more or less, being Lot 30 on the plan deposited in the Land Registry Office at Auckland as Number 8985, being portion of the subdivision of Allotments 22 and 23 of Section 13 of the Suburbs of Auckland, and part of the land comprised in certificate of title, Volume 397, folio 199, Auckland Registry: And whereas the Minister of Lands caused such resolution to be gazetted pursuant to subsection four of section five of the said Act: And whereas the Board is desirous that the said parcel of land shall be vested in His Majesty the King as a public domain within the meaning of Part 2 of the said Act: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said parcel of land shall henceforth vest in His Majesty the King as a public domain within the meaning of Part 2 of the Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928, and the District Land Registrar for the Land Registration District of Auckland is hereby directed to endorse on the said certificate of title a memorial of such vesting.

40 Authorizing Opunake Harbour Board to borrow a sum of £20,000
  • [Repealed]

    Section 40 was repealed, as from 1 October 1938, by section 15 Opunake Harbour Board Act 1938 (1938 No 9(L)).

Electric-power boards.

41 Authorizing diversion of loan-moneys by Grey Electric-power Board
  • Whereas the Grey Electric-power Board (hereinafter called the Board) was on the sixth day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, duly authorized by the ratepayers of the Grey Electric-power District to raise a loan of one hundred thousand dollars for certain purposes set out in the proposal submitted to the ratepayers: And whereas the sum of four thousand dollars is apportioned for financing consumers for the installation of electrical equipment: And whereas it is expedient that the Board should be authorized to apply the sum of ten thousand dollars of the loan of one hundred thousand dollars for the purpose of financing installations, in lieu of four thousand dollars as aforesaid: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, or in any other Act, the Board may, with the consent of the Local Government Loans Board, use, expend, or apply such portions, not exceeding ten thousand dollars, of the said loan of one hundred thousand dollars as it may deem necessary for the purposes mentioned in sections one hundred and eighteen to one hundred and twenty of the Electric-power Boards Act 1925.

    (2) Any portion or portions of such sums as may from time to time be received by the Board from sales of motors, fittings, and electrical appliances, and as repayments of advances by consumers who have been financed in respect of installations by the Board shall be—

    • (a) Further used, expended, or applied for the purposes mentioned in the said sections one hundred and eighteen to one hundred and twenty; or

    • (b) Used by the Board for constructional or other works or purposes; or

    • (c) Paid into the Board's Sinking Fund or otherwise applied towards reduction of the said loan of one hundred thousand dollars.

    The words one hundred thousand dollars, four thousand dollars, and ten thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words fifty thousand pounds, two thousand dollars, and five thousand dollars pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

42 Validating certain expenditure and authorizing raising of additional loan by Wairere Electric power Board
  • Whereas the Wairere Electric-power Board was on the twenty-ninth day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, duly authorized by the ratepayers of the Wairere Electric-power District to raise a loan of seventy-seven thousand dollars, to be allocated amongst the purposes set out in the loan proposal in the proportions specified therein: And whereas the amounts raised by the Board for the said purposes have been found to be insufficient for some and more that sufficient for one of the said purposes: And whereas the Board has already overexpended the allocations in respect of certain of the purposes as set out in the said loan proposal: And whereas such overexpenditure is deemed to be unlawful, and it is expedient to validate such expenditure: And whereas the Board desires, in order to complete the several undertakings, to raise an additional loan of seven thousand seven hundred dollars, being ten per centum of the said loan of seventy-seven thousand dollars: And whereas it is expedient that the Board should be authorized to raise such additional loan and to expend the same in the manner hereinafter appearing: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The aforesaid overexpenditure of the said several allocations in respect of the said loan of seventy-seven thousand dollars is hereby validated.

    (2) The Board is hereby empowered to borrow a further sum of seven thousand seven hundred dollars, being ten per centum of the said loan of seventy-seven thousand dollars, without it being necessary to give any notice or to take a further poll of ratepayers.

    (3) On the said sum of seven thousand seven hundred dollars being duly raised as aforesaid, the Board is hereby authorized and empowered to expend the said sum, or such portion thereof as may be necessary to complete the said several undertakings, in such proportion and in such manner as in the opinion of the said Board may be most expedient.

    The words seventy-seven thousand dollars, and seven thousand seven hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words thirty-eight thousand five hundred pounds, and three thousand eight hundred and fifty pounds respectively, pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

43 Validating certain expenditure by Wairere Electric-power Board
  • Whereas the unauthorized expenditure by the Wairere Electric-power Board for the year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, amounted to the sum of eighty-five dollars and sixty-nine and a sixth cents in excess of the sum prescribed by section sixty-nine of the Electric-power Boards Act 1925: And whereas the said excess expenditure was due to exceptional circumstances connected with the official opening ceremony incidental to the turning-on of the current during the aforesaid period: And whereas it is desirable to validate the said excess expenditure: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The expenditure by the Wairere Electric-power Board during the year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, of the sum of eighty-five dollars and sixty-nine and a sixth cents in excess of the maximum amount authorized by section sixty-nine of the Electric-power Boards Act 1925, to be expended for any purpose not authorized by any Act or law is hereby validated.

    The words eighty-five dollars and sixty-nine and a sixth cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words forty-two pounds sixteen shillings and elevenpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

44 Authorizing Otago Electric-power Board to raise a loan of $30,000
  • Whereas the Otago Electric-power Board (hereinafter called the Board) was on the twenty-second day of May, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, duly authorized by the ratepayers of the Otago Electric-power District to raise a loan of four hundred thousand dollars for the purposes set out in the loan proposal submitted to the ratepayers: And whereas the Board has borrowed a further sum of twenty-six thousand eight hundred dollars under the authority of section nineteen of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926: And whereas the Board has borrowed a further sum of thirteen thousand two hundred dollars as authorized by section fifty-five of the Local Legislation Act 1927, for the purposes set out therein: And whereas all the said loans have been raised by the Board, but have been found insufficient to complete the undertaking in respect of which the said loans were raised: And whereas it is expedient that the Board should be authorized to raise a further sum of thirty thousand dollars without taking a further poll of the ratepayers in the Otago Electric-power District: And whereas the Board, in order to cope with the necessary load increases and alterations, has made certain commitments amounting to the major portion of the said sum of thirty thousand dollars in excess of the aforesaid amounts hereinbefore recited: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The Board is hereby empowered by resolution of the Board, and without taking the steps prescribed by sections nine to thirteen of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, to raise a special loan of a sum not exceeding thirty thousand dollars for the purpose of completing the undertaking and purposes, or any of them, for which the said three loans of four hundred thousand dollars, twenty-six thousand eight hundred dollars, and thirteen thousand two hundred dollars, or any of them, were raised.

    (2) The Board is empowered to utilize the major portion of the said sum of thirty thousand dollars for meeting expenditure already incurred in connection with the undertaking aforesaid, and for that purpose is hereby empowered to refund to the Power Fund Account any such expenditure already incurred therefrom.

    (3) The Board is further empowered by resolution of the Board to make and levy such special rate on the capital value of the rateable property in the original Otago Electric-power District as defined by Proclamation bearing date the eighteenth day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty - three, as in the opinion of the Board may be necessary for the purpose of securing repayment of the said sum of thirty thousand dollars and of the interest and other charges in respect of such loan.

    (4) Such special rate may be levied as a part of or in addition to any special rates made and levied in respect of the original loans hereinbefore mentioned.

    The words four hundred thousand dollars, thirteen thousand four hundred dollars, six thousand six hundred dollars, and thirty thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words two hundred thousand pounds, thirteen thousand four hundred pounds, six thousand six hundred pounds, and fifteen thousand pounds respectively pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

45 Validating certain overdrafts incurred by Otago Electric-power Board
  • Whereas the Otago Electric-power Board did not obtain the consent of the Minister of Public Works as required by section seventy of the Electric-power Boards Act 1925, to borrow moneys from its bankers by way of overdraft on the Power Fund Account for the year ending the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and to a further overdraft on the said Power Fund Account for the year ending the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine: And whereas the said Otago Electric-power Board has borrowed moneys from its bankers by way of overdraft as aforesaid in excess of the limits allowed by paragraph (c) of subsection two of section three of the Local Bodies Finance Act 1921-22: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Local Bodies Finance Act 1921-22, the liability of the Otago Electric-power Board by way of overdraft at the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, and at the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, in excess of the limit allowed by the said Local Bodies Finance Act 1921-22, is hereby declared to have been lawfully incurred.

46 Making provision with respect to the supply of electricity by Hutt Valley Electric-power Board
  • Whereas by Proclamation dated the ninth day of December, nineteen hundred and twenty-four, the boundaries of the Hutt Valley Electric-power District were altered so as to include all those areas in the Wellington Land District comprising the Johnsonville Town District and the Porirua Riding of the Makara County, as the said areas are more particularly delineated on the plan marked PWD 61429, deposited in the office of the Minister of Public Works at Wellington, and thereon bordered blue, which said areas are hereinafter referred to as the said western area: And whereas the Hutt Valley Electric-power Board (hereinafter called the Board), in the month of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-five, duly applied for an Order in Council authorizing the construction and use of electric lines and other electric works in the said western area: And whereas an Order in Council was drafted authorizing the construction of electric lines and other electric works in the said western area, and a further Order in Council was drafted authorizing the use in the said western area of electric lines shown upon a plan marked PWD 61998, and deposited in the office of the Minister of Public Works at Wellington, and further electric lines to be erected in the said western area: And whereas the said Orders in Council so drafted were not made, but the Board, in the belief that the said Orders in Council had been made, proceeded with the construction of electric lines and other works in the said western area: And whereas it is expedient to make provision for the validation of the acts of the Board done under the mistaken belief aforesaid: And whereas by two Orders in Council bearing dates respectively the twenty-ninth day of October, and the fourth day of November, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine (hereinafter referred to as the said Orders), the Board has been empowered to use electric lines within the said western area and to construct electric lines and other electric works in that area: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The said Orders shall take effect as from the first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-five, as if they had been issued under the legislation in force on such last-mentioned date, and, subject as hereinafter provided, shall be construed in all respects as if they had been made on such last-mentioned date.

    (2) In respect of the period prior to the twelfth day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty-seven (the date of the coming into operation of the Electrical Supply Regulations 1927), the said Orders shall be read and construed as if the references therein to the Electrical Supply Regulations 1927, were references to the regulations thereby revoked.

    (3) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the said Order in Council authorizing the construction of electric lines and other electric works in the said western area, the Hutt Valley Electric-power Board shall be deemed to have complied with the sixth condition of that Order if the said electric lines and other electric works are completed not later than the twenty-ninth day of February, nineteen hundred and thirty-two.

    (4) All electric lines and other electric works heretofore erected by the Board shall be deemed to have been lawfully erected ab initio, and the past user thereof shall be deemed to have been lawful.

Drainage and river boards.

47 Authorizing Mangapu Drainage Board to pay costs of Commission in connection with constitution of Mangapu Drainage District
  • Whereas the Mangapu Drainage District was duly constituted by Order in Council dated the tenth day of November, nineteen hundred and twenty-five, and published in the Gazette of the nineteenth day of that month: And whereas, prior to the constitution of the said Mangapu Drainage District, a Commission was duly set up to inquire into and report upon the petition praying for the constitution of the said drainage district, and the objections thereto: And whereas the report of the said Commission charged the petitioners for the constitution of the said Mangapu Drainage District with the costs of the said Commission, amounting to the sum of seventy-one dollars and fifteen and five-sixth cents: And whereas the said petitioners have been called upon to pay the said costs: And whereas the Mangapu Drainage Board is desirous of paying the said costs on behalf of the said petitioners out of the general funds of the said Board: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Mangapu Drainage Board is hereby empowered, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any Act, to pay out of its general funds the said costs, amounting to the sum of seventy-one dollars and fifteen and five-sixth cents.

    The words seventy-one dollars and fifteen and five-sixth cents were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words thirty-five pounds eleven shillings and sevenpence pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

48 Authorizing Kaipara River Board to pay certain expenses incidental to constitution of Kaipara River District
  • The Kaipara River Board is hereby empowered to pay out of its funds—

    • (a) The expenses incurred by any ratepayers within the Kaipara River District prior to the election of the said Board, and whether before or after the constitution of the said district—

      • (i) In preparing, promoting, and maintaining the petition for the constitution of the said district (including the cost of advertising the said petition):

      • (ii) In making surveys and plans:

      • (iii) Generally in connection with and preliminary to the constitution of the said district:

    • (b) The costs of any party to the inquiry held by the Commission appointed under the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1908, to consider whether or not the said district should be constituted:

      Provided that no such expenses or costs shall be so paid unless the Audit Office certifies that they are reasonable and have been incurred in good faith for any of the purposes aforesaid.

49 Making provision with respect to hire of lorries by Clutha River Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 49 was repealed, as from 25 October 1930, by section 9 Clutha River Board Empowering Act 1930 (1930 No 9(L)).

Education authorities.

50 Empowering Wellington College Board of Governors to transfer to Wellington City Council certain land in connection with Eastern Suburbs Tunnel
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary provided in the Education Reserves Act 1928, the Board of Governors of the Wellington College and Girls' High School are hereby empowered to transfer or convey to the Wellington City Council such portion of the Wellington College site and the substratum thereof as may by agreement between the said Board of Governors and City Council be considered necessary to constitute and to safeguard the western approach through Patterson Street to the Eastern Suburbs Tunnel, and for the construction of the said tunnel, and in consideration thereof the City Council shall carry out such improvements to the adjacent land vested in the said Board of Governors, being other part of the said Wellington College site, as may be agreed upon between the City Council and the Board of Governors and approved by the Minister of Education.

    (2) The said Council may take for the purposes of a new street to connect Patterson Street with any other street constructed on the Town Belt on the eastern side of Mount Victoria so much of the substratum of the Town Belt as shall be necessary for the construction of such new street by way of tunnel through the Town Belt, and the area so taken shall become a street under the provisions of the Municipal Corporations Act 1920, and vest in the Corporation accordingly.

51 Authorizing sale of land by Palmerston North High School Board
  • Whereas the Palmerston North High School Board has purchased from the trustees of the late John Edward Vernon the lands described in subsection two hereof, and desires to dispose of the said lands and to utilize the proceeds of such sale as hereinafter appears: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the provisions of the Education Reserves Act 1928, the said Board is hereby authorized to sell the said lands, and from the proceeds of the sale, firstly, to pay its liability to the trustees of the Vernon Estate, and, secondly, to pay the balance of the proceeds into the Public Account to the credit of the Education Loans Account.

    (2) The lands to which this section relates are Lot 6, part Section 240, Palmerston North, being all the land contained in certificate of title, Volume 31, folio 93, Wellington Registry, containing half an acre; and Lot 5, part Section 240, Palmerston North, being all the land contained in certificate of title, Volume 44, folio 60, Wellington Registry, containing half an acre.

Affecting two or more classes of local authorities.

52 Authorizing certain local bodies in the Wanganui District to contribute towards Wanganui and District Development League
  • (1) It shall be lawful for any local authority the district of which is within or partly within the Provincial District of Wellington, and to the north of the Rangitikei River, to contribute out of its general funds or account such a sum in any year ending not later than the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and thirty-four, as the local authority may think fit as a subscription to the funds of the Wanganui and District Development League.

    (2) For the purposes of this section a local authority shall include a Harbour Board.

53 Authorizing certain local bodies in the Wairarapa District to contribute towards Wairarapa Progress League
  • It shall be lawful for any local authority the district of which is within or partly within the Wairarapa District (meaning thereby that part of the North Island extending from Palliser Bay in the south to the southern boundary of the Woodville and Weber Counties in the north, and from the Pacific Ocean on the east to the Tararua Range on the west) to contribute out of its general funds or account such a sum in any year ending not later than the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and thirty-four, as the local authority may think fit as a subscription to the funds of the Wairarapa Progress League.

54 Validating certain agreement between Devonport Borough Council and Waitemata Electric-power Board relating to purchase of certain electric works
  • Whereas by a certain agreement in writing (hereinafter referred to as the said agreement) dated the fifth day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, and made between the Corporation of the Borough of Devonport (hereinafter called the borough), of the one part, and the Waitemata Electric-power Board (hereinafter called the Power Board), of the other part, the borough purported to sell to the Power Board and the Power Board purported to buy all the electric works of the borough; and by the said agreement the Power Board purported to assume liability in respect of the sum of one hundred and twenty-two thousand dollars, being the whole of the outstanding liability of the borough in respect of loans or otherwise in relation to such electric works: And whereas at the time the said agreement was entered into the Borough of Devonport, within which the said electric works were situated, was not a constituent district of the Waitemata Electric-power Board District: And whereas by Proclamation dated the twenty-fifth day of August, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, and gazetted on the twenty-sixth day of the same month, the boundaries of the Waitemata Electric-power District were altered by the inclusion therein of the area described in the Schedule to that Proclamation, such area comprising the Borough of Devonport as then constituted: And whereas by Order in Council dated the fourth day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, and gazetted on the seventh day of the same month, the Power Board was authorized to purchase the said electric works of the borough as referred to in clause one of the said agreement, subject to the condition that such purchase should be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the said agreement so far as the same related to the purchase of electric works: And whereas doubts have arisen as to the validity of the said sale and purchase, and as to the validity of the assumption by the Power Board of the liability for the above-mentioned sum of one hundred and twenty-two thousand dollars, and it is expedient to set such doubts at rest: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The said sale and purchase, and the assumption of the said liability, shall be, and be deemed to have been, from the time that such transactions were entered into, good, valid, and effectual to all intents and purposes whatsoever, and the same shall not in any Court or judicial tribunal whatsoever be called in question upon the ground that any act, concurrence, authority, consent, or condition whatsoever precedent or essential to the validity of such transactions was not done, performed, given, granted, or fulfilled.

    The words one hundred and twenty-two thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words sixty-one thousand dollars pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

55 Authorizing Christchurch Drainage Board to refund to Riccarton Borough Council amount of rates collected in excess of Board's requirements
  • Whereas the Christchurch Drainage Board (hereinafter referred to as the Board), in calculating the rate leviable for the year ending on the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, over that portion of its district contained in the Borough of Riccarton based the rate on the old valuation of the borough, which unknown to it had been superseded by a new and increased valuation: And whereas the Riccarton Borough Council (hereinafter referred to as the Council), in collecting the rate on behalf of the Board, collected it on the basis of the new valuation then in force, and thereby collected a larger sum than was intended by the Board: And whereas it is desirable that on the amount of the excess collection being determined it should be repaid to the Council, to be applied in relief of rates thereafter to be levied for the purposes of the borough: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    (1) The Board is hereby authorized and directed to repay to the Council the amount of rates collected as aforesaid in the Borough of Riccarton in excess of the estimated requirements of the Board based on the old valuation hereinbefore referred to.

    (2) If the Board and Council are unable to agree as to the amount of the excess collection the matter shall be referred to the Audit Office, whose determination shall be final.

    (3) The amount received by the Council shall not form part of the revenues of the Council for the current financial year, but shall be held by the Council on deposit with its bank until the next succeeding financial year, and shall, with any accrued interest thereon, be applied by the Council in relief of any special rate leviable over the whole of the Borough of Riccarton.

Miscellaneous

56 Validating certain expenditure by Motunau Rabbit Board out of special loan of $6,000
  • Whereas, in anticipation of the raising of a special loan of six thousand dollars for the purpose of the erection of rabbit-proof wire-netting fences, the Motunau Rabbit Board borrowed the sum of one thousand one hundred and fifty-six dollars and expended the same in constructing certain of such fences, and upon obtaining authority for and raising the said loan of six thousand dollars repaid out of the proceeds thereof the said sum of one thousand one hundred and fifty-six dollars: And whereas, although such expenditure was made in good faith, the same was in contravention of the provisions of the Local Bodies Loans Act 1926, and it is desirable to validate the same: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The expenditure by the Board, out of the aforesaid special loan of six thousand dollars, of the sum of one thousand one hundred and fifty-six dollars in repayment of moneys of that amount borrowed for the purpose of the construction of rabbit-proof wire-netting fences before such special loan was authorized and raised is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully made.

    The words six thousand dollars, and one thousand one hundred and fifty-six dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words three thousand pounds, and five hundred and seventy-eight pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

57 Validating raising of loan of $3,000 by Otaki Fire Board
  • Whereas on the second day of November, nineteen hundred and twenty-five, the Otaki Fire Board borrowed from Flora Sabina Lock, of Feilding, a sum of three thousand dollars for the purpose of acquiring land and erecting thereon a fire-brigade station, and for purchasing a fire-engine and other appliances for the equipment of its fire brigade: And whereas the said Board had no legal power or authority to raise such loan, and it is desired to validate the same: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The Otaki Fire Board shall for all purposes be deemed to have been lawfully empowered to borrow the said sum of three thousand dollars for the purposes aforesaid.

    The words three thousand dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one thousand five hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

58 Validating certain expenditure incurred by Ohai Railway Board in advertising in and purchasing copies of the book entitled The Dominion of New Zealand
  • The expenditure by the Ohai Railway Board of the sum of twenty one dollars on advertising in and purchasing copies of the book entitled The Dominion of New Zealand, in addition to the amount authorized to be so expended by section sixty-nine of the Local Legislation Act 1927, is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words twenty one dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words ten guineas pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

59 Validating certain expenditure of the Palmerston North Hospital Board
  • The expenditure by the Palmerston North Hospital Board during the financial year ended the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, of a sum not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars to provide for the Hospitals Conference held at Palmerston North in the said month of March, and the entertainment of delegates in connection therewith, is hereby validated and declared to have been lawfully incurred.

    The words two hundred and fifty dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words one hundred and twenty-five pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

60 Authorizing Auckland Institute and Museum Trust Board to expend a sum of $600 on opening ceremony
  • Whereas the Auckland Institute and Museum Trust Board, a society duly incorporated under the provisions of the Religious, Charitable, and Educational Trusts Act 1908 (hereinafter called the society), has out of funds provided by voluntary contributions from citizens and public institutions erected a museum on a portion of the Auckland Domain as a memorial to those who served and fell in the Great War: And whereas it is desirable that such museum should be opened with a ceremony appropriate to the occasion: And whereas doubts have arisen as to whether the funds of the society can be lawfully expended in paying the expenses of such opening ceremony: And whereas it is desirable that the society should be authorized to pay such expenses: Be it therefore enacted as follows:—

    The society is hereby authorized to expend a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars in or towards paying such expenses as the council of the society may consider fitting and requisite in connection with the opening of the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

    The words six hundred dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words three hundred pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

61 Authorizing Masterton Trust Lands Trustees to lease certain land to governing body of Wairarapa Technical School
  • [Repealed]

    Section 61 was repealed, as from 4 September 1950, by section 39 Masterton Trust Lands Act 1950 (1950 No 5(L)).