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31 1932

BOURN VINCENT MEMORIAL PARK ACT, 1932

PART II.

Acceptance of Gift.

Acceptance of gift and completion thereof.

4. —The generous gift by Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, in conjunction with William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn, of the property commonly known as the Muckross Estate to the Nation for the purposes of a National Park, which is intended to be effected by the scheduled documents, is hereby gratefully accepted, and accordingly—

(a) it is hereby declared that the Preliminary Agreement is hereby approved of and that effect shall be given thereto in the manner provided by this Act, and

(b) it is hereby enacted that it shall be lawful for the Minister to execute the Deed of Grant and to take and hold in accordance with this Act the lands and property conveyed to him by that Deed, and

(c) it is hereby further enacted that it shall be lawful for the Minister to carry out the Supplemental Agreement and to take, receive, and hold in accordance with this Act all lands and chattels conveyed or delivered to him in pursuance of that Agreement.

General application of the property.

5. —(1) All the lands and property (other than chattels personal) which are conveyed to the Minister by or in pursuance of the scheduled documents or any of them shall be held by and vested in him for the purpose of forming and being used in accordance with this Act as a national park which shall be and is hereby styled and entitled “The Bourn Vincent Memorial Park.”

(2) All chattels personal which are transferred to or acquired by the Minister under or in pursuance of the scheduled documents or any of them shall be held by and vested in him for such purposes as are appointed by this Act.

Erection of monument.

6. —(1) In this section the expression “the Settlors” means Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, William Bowers Bourn, and Agnes M. Bourn, respectively mentioned and described in the scheduled documents, and the survivors and survivor of them.

(2) It shall be lawful for the Settlors to erect at their own expense at any place in the Park chosen by them or (with their authority) by the designer of the monument hereinafter mentioned, one, and only one, monument to the memory of the late Maud Chase Bourn Vincent, wife of the said Senator Arthur Rose Vincent.

(3) The said monument shall be of such design as the Settlors shall, at their absolute discretion, appoint, and shall have inscribed thereon, at the expense of the Settlors, such inscription indicative of the purpose of the said monument as the Settlors shall direct.

(4) The Minister shall cause the said monument to be maintained, preserved, and kept in good and proper order, condition, and repair, and all references in this Act to the maintenance of the Park shall be construed as including such maintenance, preservation, and keeping.

Contribution to costs of scheduled documents.

7. —The Minister shall, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, pay to Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, named and described in the scheduled documents, such sum not exceeding five hundred pounds as shall be agreed upon between the Minister and the said Senator Arthur Rose Vincent as and for a contribution to the costs and expenses incurred by the said Senator Arthur Rose Vincent in and about the preparation, execution, and completion of the scheduled documents and the costs and expenses incurred by the parties to the Preliminary Conveyance in and about the preparation, execution, and completion of that Conveyance.

Exemption from stamp duty.

8. —No stamp duty shall be payable on the Preliminary Conveyance nor on any of the scheduled documents nor on any instrument which bears date subsequent to the date of the passing of this Act and is necessary to give effect to any of the scheduled documents.

Exemptions from death duty.

9. —(1) Neither estate duty nor succession duty shall be chargeable in connection with the death of Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, named and described in the scheduled documents, in respect of the lands (whether of real or chattel real tenure) or chattels personal conveyed, transferred, or sold or agreed to be conveyed, transferred, or sold by the scheduled documents or any of them.

(2) Estate duty shall not be chargeable on the death of William Bowers Bourn, named and described in the scheduled documents, under paragraph (c) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Finance Act, 1894, as extended by sub-section (2) of section 59 of the Finance (1909-10) Act, 1910, on the consideration given for the conveyance effected by the Preliminary Conveyance, notwithstanding that such consideration was provided by the said William Bowers Bourn.

(3) Save as is expressly provided by sub-section (2) of this section, nothing in this section shall operate to exempt from estate duty or from succession duty at any time the said consideration given for the conveyance effected by the Preliminary Conveyance nor any land, investments, or funds for the time being representing such consideration.