Selwyn Plantation Board Acts 1949-1991 (By Parliamentary Counsel)
II: Selwyn Plantation Reserves
Disposal of land or buildings no longer required
13. Disposal of land or buildings no longer required---(1) Any land
vested in the Board as a plantation reserve and no longer required for
the purposes of this Act may . . . be sold at such price and on such
terms and conditions as the Selwyn Plantation Board may determine.
(2) Any sale under subsection (1) of this section may be by public
application at a price fixed by the Board, or by public auction or
public tender at an upset price, and public notice shall be given by the
Board of the date and time at which and the place where the sale shall
Provided that where the area of land being sold is small, or the
purchaser is the holder of other land in the locality, or where, in the
opinion of the Board, there are special circumstances affecting the
purchaser or the land, the sale may be by private treaty.
(3) Where any land in a plantation reserve is no longer required or is
not for the time being required for the purposes of this Act, the Board
. . . may lease the land or let any building situated on the land to any
person for such rental, for such term not exceeding [33 years], and on
such terms and conditions as the Board determines.
(4) Any lease under subsection (3) of this section may be offered by
public application at a rent fixed by the Board or by public auction or
public tender at an upset rent and public notice shall be given of the
date and time at which and the place where the lease shall be offered as
Provided that where the term of the lease is 7 years or less, the
lease may be granted by private treaty.
(5) The Board may from time to time, subject to the provisions of this
Act and of any working plan for the time being in force thereunder,
grant licences and permits to take forest produce from any plantation
reserves, or to occupy any such plantation reserves for any purpose
which in the opinion of the Board is not prejudicial to its operations,
upon and subject to such conditions, whether as to royalties, charges,
or otherwise, as the Board thinks fit.
In subs. (1) words were omitted by s. 3 (2) (c) of the Reserves
and Other Lands Disposal Act 1975.
In subs. (3) words were omitted by s. 3 (2) (d) of the Reserves
and Other Lands Disposal Act 1975, and the expression ``33 years''
was substituted for the expression ``14 years'' by s. 4 of the
Selwyn Plantation Board Amendment Act 1977 (L).