Kaitangata Railway and Coal Company Limited Empowering Act 1875

11 Governor to give possession of land to company
  • Within three calendar months after the passing of this Act the Governor shall deliver to the company or any contractor engineer servants or workmen authorized by them, possession of all lands the use of which the said Governor is hereinbefore empowered to give to the company, their successors and assigns, for the purposes of the railway: Provided always, that with respect to Crown lands or waste lands or public reserves or roadways of which possession may be so given to the company, the company shall acquire no more than a right to use or an easement in and upon the said lands for the purposes and to the extent hereby enacted and declared, but revocable only in the event of the Governor exercising the power of pre-emption hereinafter contained.