Land at Regent Street, Petone Notice of Intention to Take Land for Road To: Richard Keene of Wellington, builder (``the owner''). And to: Any other person wishing to object to the proposal below And to: The registered encumbrancer of the above property namely William Henry Cook (by right of way under transfer number 29721). 1. Please note The Hutt City Council (``the council'') proposes to take under section 23 of the Public Works Act 1981, the interest of the owner as registered proprietor of the land described in the Schedule to this notice (``the land''). 2. The land is required for road. Reasons for Taking Land 3. The council considers it essential to take the owner's interest in the land because it has been used by the public as road for many years. The council has maintained the land as public road in the past. It is in the public interest for the land to be acquired for road to ensure continued public access to the land. Right to Object 4. The owner's interest in the land has not yet been taken. 5. The owner and any other person have a right to object to the taking of the owner's interest in the land. 6. Any owner or other person wishing to object must send a written objection to the Registrar, Environment Court, Department for Courts, P.O. Box 5027, Wellington, on or before 24 January 1997. 7. If an objection is made, a public hearing of the objection will be held unless the objector gives written notice to the Court that the objector requires the hearing to be held in private. 8. If an objection is made: (a) The objector will be advised of the time and place of the hearing; and (b) The objector will have the right to appear and be heard personally or to be represented by a barrister and solicitor or any other person you authorise. Right to Compensation 9. This notice, and the right to object described above, relate to the taking of the owner's interest in the land and not to his right to compensation. Under the Public Works Act 1981, the owner is entitled to full compensation, if his interest in the land is taken. If this compensation cannot be agreed between the council and the owner, it can be determined in separate proceedings before the Land Valuation Tribunal. Warning THIS NOTICE CONCERNS YOUR RIGHTS OVER THE LAND REFERRED TO. IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT ABOUT ITS EFFECT YOU SHOULD OBTAIN LEGAL ADVICE IMMEDIATELY. Do not delay. Schedule Wellington Land District Land For Road at Regent Street, Petone An estate in fee simple in that piece of land containing 493 square metres, more or less, being part Section 5, Hutt District and being all the land in certificate of title, Volume 90, folio 285 (Wellington Registry), subject to a right of way reserved by transfer 29721. Dated at Lower Hutt this 26th day of November 1996. R. J. KERR-NEWELL, Chief Executive, The Hutt City Council.