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Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1918

Authoritative Version
Act No. 5 of 1918 as made
An Act to enable the Commonwealth to acquire certain Lands for Defence purposes.
Date of Assent 28 May 1918
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

 

LANDS ACQUISITION (DEFENCE).

 

No. 5 of 1918.

An Act to enable the Commonwealth to acquire certain Lands for Defence purposes.

[Assented to 28th May, 1918.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1918.

Power to acquire land described in Schedule.

2.  Notwithstanding anything contained in the definition of “land” in section five of the Lands Acquisition Act 1906–1916, the Commonwealth may acquire under that Act so much of the land described in the Schedule to this Act as consists of a public park vested in or under the control of a municipal or local authority and dedicated to or reserved for the recreation of the people.

 

THE SCHEDULE.

 

All that piece or parcel of land in the municipality of Leichhardt, at Long Cove, city of Sydney, parish of Petersham, county of Cumberland, State of New South Wales, Commonwealth of Australia: Commencing at the intersection of a southern side of Canal-road with the south-western side of Charles-street: thence by part of the south-western side of Charles-street, bearing 166 degs. 29 mins. to its intersection with the south-eastern side of Recreation-street, being also the north-western


 

The Schedule—continued.

boundary of land the property of the Chief Commissioner for Railways; thence by part of that boundary bearing 256 degs. 29 mins. to its intersection with the northeastern side of a passage-way 10 links wide; thence by part of that side of that passage-way bearing 294 deg. 27 mins. 18 secs. 828.61 links to its intersection with a south-eastern side of Canal-road before mentioned; thence by south-eastern and southern sides of that road being lines bearing 16 degs. 38 mins. 599.6 links and 26 degs. 57 mins. 3.8 links; an arc of a circle 315.85 links in length, the chord of which bears 42 degs. 25 mins. 50 secs. 312.22 links, whose radius is 585 links in length and whose centre lies to the south-east; an arc of a circle 410.62 links in length, the chord of which bears 78 degs. 32 mins. 45 secs. 401.8 links, whose radius is 570 links in length, and whose centre lies to the south; and a line bearing 99 degs. 11 mins. 53.03 links to the commencing point, and more particularly shown on plan catalogued Ms. 4767. SY Roll in the Department of Lands of the State of New South Wales.