Mental Hospitals Reserves Act 1908

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Mental Hospitals Reserves Act 1908

Public Act1908 No 257
Date of assent10 October 1908

An Act to authorise the Disposal by Lease or otherwise of certain Mental Hospitals Reserves.

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    WHEREAS the land described in Schedule 1 and 2 hereto is vested in His Majesty for the purposes of a lunatic asylum by the Wellington Asylum, Home, Hospital, and Orphanage Reserves Act 1888: And whereas the whole of the said land is no longer required for such purpose, and it is expedient to make provision for the disposal of such part thereof as is described in Schedule 2 hereto in the manner hereinafter appearing: And whereas the land described in Schedule 4 hereto was by deed of grant dated the eleventh day of February, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, vested in the Superintendent of the Province of Nelson as an endowment for hospitals and lunatic asylums: And whereas by virtue of the Abolition of Provinces Act 1875, and the Nelson Hospital Reserves Act 1888, the last-mentioned land is now vested in His Majesty as an endowment for mental hospitals, and it is desirable to make provision for the leasing thereof:

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