Reserves and other Lands Disposal Act 1937

9 Empowering Thames Borough Council to sell portion of its endowment and to apply the proceeds towards the cost of new municipal offices
  • Whereas pursuant to the authority of section 350 of the Municipal Corporations Act 1876, and of section 13 of the Reserves, Endowments, and Crown and Maori Lands Exchange, Sale, Disposal, and Enabling Act 1898, the land hereinafter described was vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Thames, in trust as an endowment for the borough funds:

    And whereas the Thames Borough Council has been unable profitably to deal with the said land by way of lease and desires to be empowered to sell the said land by public auction and to apply the proceeds of such sale towards the cost of the erection of new municipal offices:

    And whereas the Council has by notices published in newspapers circulating in the locality advertised the intention to obtain authority to sell the said land and no objections have been received to the sale thereof in the manner and for the purpose above mentioned:

    Be it therefore enacted as follows:

    (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any Act, the Thames Borough Council is hereby empowered to sell, by public auction, the land hereinafter described, freed and discharged from the trusts, reservations, and restrictions affecting the same.

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) The land to which this section relates is more particularly described as follows:

    All that area in the Auckland Land District, Piako County, containing by admeasurement 1 906 acres 2 roods 26 perches, more or less, being Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 on a plan numbered 2170, deposited in the office of the District Land Registrar at Auckland, and being portion of Section 2, Block VIII, Waitoa Survey District, and part of the eastern portion of Te Tautiti Number 1 Block, and portion of Wharekahu, Kahamiroi, Ruahine Numbers 1 and 2, Ahikope Number 1, and Totarapapa Blocks, and being the whole of the land comprised in certificate of title, Volume 477, folio 122, Auckland Registry, together with a strip of land lying between the south-western boundaries of Lots 1 and 2 aforesaid and the north-eastern boundary of Lot 7 aforesaid, such strip of land being shown as a road on Plan 2170 aforesaid, and being portion of Section 2, Block VIII, Waitoa Survey District, contained in certificate of title, Volume 92, folio 171, Auckland Registry, and part of the eastern portion of Te Tautiti Number 1 Block contained in certificate of title, Volume 20, folio 38, Auckland Registry: as the same is more particularly delineated on a plan marked L and S 58282A, deposited in the Head Office, Department of Lands and Survey, at Wellington, and thereon bordered red.

    Section 9: amended, on 27 November 1947, pursuant to section 2 of the Maori Purposes Act 1947 (1947 No 59).

    Section 9(2): repealed, on 30 August 1940, by section 19(3) of the Thames Borough Commissioner Amendment Act 1940 (1940 No 12).

    Section 9(3): amended (with effect on 15 March 1938), on 16 September 1938, by section 6 of the Reserves and other Lands Disposal Act 1938 (1938 No 19).