National Library Act 1965
Commenced: 1 Apr 1966
SCHEDULE: Provisions Of Second Codicil To Will Of Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull
PROVISIONS OF SECOND CODICIL TO WILL OF ALEXANDER HORSBURGH TURNBULL
I bequeath to His Majesty the King all my Library comprising my
printed books pamphlets engravings charts manuscripts sketches maps
photographs plans and pictures as and to constitute a Reference Library
in the City of Wellington for the use and reference of persons and
students interested in the subjects specialised in the said Library.
I desire (but without imposing any trust)
(a) That the contents of the Library shall not be permitted to be lent
out it being my desire that the contents of the Library
comprised in this bequest shall be kept together as the nucleus
of a New Zealand National Collection the permanent site thereof
to be in the City of Wellington.
(b) The duplicate copies and in cases where there are more than two
copies shall not be sold exchanged or given away.
(c) That the conditions of use shall be at the discretion of the
Government of New Zealand from time to time and that the rules
of the British Museum Library and the Mitchell Library in Sydney
for the time being and from time to time in force be used as a
guide as to conditions of use of the Library.