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An Act to Suspend the operation of "The Surplus
[Assented to, September 24th, 1914.
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia, with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as
1. (1) This Act may be cited' alone as "The Surplus Revenue Short titles. Act Suspension Act, 1914."
(2) "The Surplus Revenue Act, 1906" (hereinafter called "the No. 911 of 1906. principal Act"), and this Act may be cited together as "The Surplus Revenue Acts, 1906 and 1914."
2. This Act is incorporated with the principal Act, and that Act Incorporation with and this Act shall be read as one Act.
3. The principal Act shall not apply to the surplus, on the thirtieth day of June, nineteen hundred and fourteen, of the General Revenue of the said State.
Act 911 of 1906.
Surplus Revenue Act not to apply to
In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.
H. L. GALWAY, Governor.
Adelaide By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.
An Act to provide for the Acquisition by the Crown of Lands for Public Purposes, and for purposes consequent thereon and incidental thereto.
[Assented to, September 24th, 1914.]
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,
1. This Act may be cited as "The Lands for Public Purposes Short title. Acquisition Act, 1914."
2. In this Act, unless inconsistent with the context or some other Interpretation. meaning is clearly intended,
Convey" means convey, transfer, release, assign, or otherwise assure, according to the exigencies of the case:
"Land" includes messuages, tenements, and hereditaments and houses and buildings, and also includes any estate or interest (legal or equitable) in land, and any easement, right, power, or privilege in, under, over, affecting, or in connection with land:
"Owner" includes, with respect to any land, any person having any estate or interest (legal or equitable) in the land, or any easement, right, power, or privilege in, under, over, affecting, or in connection with the land, or by "The Lands Clauses No. 6 of 1847. Consolidation Act" enabled to sell and convey such estate, interest, easement, right, power, or privilege:
"Proclamation" means proclamation made by the Governor and published in the Government Gazette:
Act not to apply to public parks.
declare any purpose
The Lands for Public Purposes Acquisition Act.—1914.
"Promoter of the undertaking" means the promoter of the undertaking appointed by the proclamation with regard to the particular public purpose:
"Public purpose" means a purpose declared by the Governor, by proclamation under this Act, to be a public purpose.
3. This Act does not apply to any lands which—
(a) are, or are situated within, a public park or park lands, or a place reserved or dedicated for the use and enjoyment of the inhabitants of the State, or any part thereof, and
(b) are vested in, or are under the control of, any Municipal Corporation or Municipal or District Council.
4. The Governor may by proclamation declare any of the follow
to be a public purpose. ing purposes to be a public purpose, namely
No. 6 of 1847.
Appointment of promoter of under
1. the providing of offices and other buildings and premises for carrying on the Government of the said State or any Department or Departments of the Government of the said State:
II. any work or undertaking which the Government of the said State are by any Act or law empowered to carry out, but for which there is no power (except this Act) to acquire land: III. any purpose which both Houses of Parliament, during the same or different Sessions of any Parliament, resolve shall be a public purpose within the meaning of this Act; and thereupon such purpose shall be deemed to be an undertaking within the meaning of "The Lands Clauses Consolidation Act" and the Acts amending that Act, as if it were an undertaking authorised by Act of Parliament.
5. By the proclamation whereby a purpose is declared to be a taking and holder of public purpose, or by a subsequent proclamation, the Governor(a) may appoint some person, or the holder for the time being of some specified office, to be, in respect of such public purpose, the promoter of the undertaking for the purposes of this Act, and
Power to acquire
lands required for a public purpose.
Cf. S.A. Act 6, 1847, s. 6, 18 et seq.
Comm. Act 13, 1906, s. 13.
(6) may nominate a person, or the holder for the time being of a specified office, being in the case of such holder a body corporate, to be the person to whom all land to be acquired under this Act for the said public purpose shall be conveyed, and in whom the same shall vest.
6. When the Governor has, by proclamation, declared any pur pose to be a public purpose, the promoter of the undertaking may take and acquire, either by agreement or compulsorily, any land which is required for the said purpose: