Reserves and other Lands Disposal Act 1937

11 Authorising the Taumarunui Borough Council to grant a lease to the Taumarunui Fire Board
  • Whereas Section 7, Block III, Taumarunui Maori Township, Auckland Land District, is a public reserve vested in the Corporation of the Borough of Taumarunui in trust for municipal purposes:

    And whereas by virtue of section 14 of the Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928 the said section may be leased only by public auction or by public tender:

    And whereas the Taumarunui Borough Council desires to grant to the Taumarunui Fire Board a lease of the said section for a term of 66 years for the purpose of erecting and maintaining a fire brigade station thereon:

    Be it therefore enacted as follows:

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Public Reserves, Domains, and National Parks Act 1928 or in any other Act, the Taumarunui Borough Council is hereby authorised to grant to the Taumarunui Fire Board a lease of Section 7, Block III, Taumarunui Maori Township, Auckland Land District, containing by admeasurement 1 rood and 8 perches, more or less, or of any part thereof, for a term of 66 years commencing not later than 1 January 1939, at a peppercorn rental, and any lease so granted shall include a covenant by the said Board to pay all rates and taxes for or in respect of the said section or any part thereof and shall include such other covenants, conditions, and provisions, not inconsistent with this section, as the said Council shall think fit, and the said Council may accept a surrender of any lease so granted.

    Section 11: amended, on 27 November 1947, pursuant to section 2 of the Maori Purposes Act 1947 (1947 No 59).