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88.It shall be lawful for the Commissioner, within three months after notice shall have been given in the "Government Gazette" for the Province of Auckland, to cause to be surveyed, at the applicant's cost (which shall be paid by such applicant before the Crown Grant shall be issued), all lands remaining unsurveyed, which shall have been applied for, and the application granted, under any Regulations relating to Unsurveyed Lands in force within the Province of Auckland, prior to the Ninth day of March, 1858.
89.Any Commissioner appointed under this Act shall possess, exercise, and perform all the rights, powers, acts, and duties which the Waste Land Board, under the Waste Lands Regulations published in the "New Zealand Government Gazette," dated the ninth day of February, 1855, and the page 140Waste Lands Commissioner under the Waste Land Regulations published in the "New Zealand Government Gazette," dated the fourteenth day of May, 1856, and also the Waste Land Commissioner appointed under the said "Auckland Waste Land Acts 1858," respectively possessed, or could exercise and perform, so far as may be necessary to complete, carry out, or compel the performance of any contract, agreement, or other matter whatsoever, which may have been lawfully made, entered into, or commenced, but not completed, under the said Waste Land Regulations and Act respectively, before the commencement of this Act.
90.Throughout this Act, in the construction thereof, the word "Governor" shall mean the person for the time being lawfully administering the Government of the Colony of New Zealand; and unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction, words importing the singular number only shall include the plural, and words importing the plural number only shall include the singular, and words importing the masculine gender only shall include females.
91.This Act may be cited for all purposes as the "Auckland Waste Land Act, 1858."