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Ture Whakahaere Rahui Maori

Part VII. — Reserves

Part VII.

76/ 235.The Public Trustee may, from time to time, either by a general or particular description, temporarily set apart as reserves any lands vested in the Public Trustee which, in his opinion, are required for any of the following purposes, namely:— page 34
(1.)For roads, bridges, ferries, reservoirs, watercourses, drains, embankments, quarries, gravel-pits, shingle-beds; or
(2.)For sites of markets, abattoirs, public pounds, baths, wash houses; or
(3.)For sites and grounds for schools and hospitals; or
(4.)For the, growth and preservation of timber, or for the preservation of the native fauna; or
(5.)For gardens, parks, domains, or commons, or for the health, recreation, convenience, or amusement of the people, or for burial-grounds or cemeteries; or
(6.)Any land containing thermal, mineral, or other springs which he may think should be so reserved for the public health, or any land wherein or whereon natural curiosities nr scenery may exist of a character to be of national interest.
77/ 236.When any land has been set apart temporarily, notice of such reservation shall be published in the Gazette and sent to the Minister.

At the expiration of one-month, but not later than six months, after the publication of such notice, the lands described therein may, unless the Governor notifies to the Public Trustee that he objects to the setting-apart of such land, be permanently set apart, and notice of such permanent setting-apart shall be published in the Gazette, and failing such permanent setting apart, or in case the Governor objects thereto, any such temporary setting apart shall be void.

78/ 237.Upon such notices being duly published as aforesaid the lands described in such notices respectively shall become and be dedicated to the purposes for which they were set apart respectively, and may at any time thereafter be conveyed by the Public Trustee with the consent of the Governor in Council to any local authority for such purposes, or disposed of in such other manner as the Public Trustee, with the consent of the Governor in Council, in the public interest may deem best, subject to the condition that they shell be held in trust for the purposes for which they were set apart, unless such purpose be lawfully changed.