The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 7
Blocks may be set apart for special settlement
Blocks may be set apart for special settlement.
18. It shall be lawful for the Superintendent of the Province of Wellington with the advice of his Executive Council by Proclamation in the Government Gazette of the said Province, to set aside out of the Waste Lands within the Province of Wellington the Native title of which has been extinguished, any block or blocks for the purpose of special settlement, not exceeding in the whole one hundred thousands acres, on such terms as may be sanctioned by the Governor in Council, anything in the existing regulations for the management or disposal of the Waste Lands in the Province to the contrary noth withstanding. Provided always that no land shall be sold at a less price than land of a similar description is now sold at under the regulations aforesaid, and that the proceeds thereof shall be subject to any lien already imposed thereon by any Act of the General Assembly.