BILL NO. 43
2nd Session, 61st General Assembly
59 Elizabeth II, 2010
First Cornwallis Baptist Church Act
CHAPTER 29 OF THE ACTS OF 2010
First Reading: April 23, 2010 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: April 29, 2010
Third Reading: May 7, 2010
Royal Assent: May 11, 2010
An Act to Amend Chapter 6 of the Acts of 1844,
An Act to authorize the Congregation
of the Baptist Church at Canard, in Cornwallis,
to appoint Trustees to take charge of the said Church,
and Cemetery adjoining the same,
and to enclose and ornament the same
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 The first Section of Chapter 6 of the Acts of 1844, An Act to Amend Chapter 6 of the Acts of 1844, An Act to authorize the Congregation of the Baptist Church at Canard, in Cornwallis, to appoint Trustees to take charge of the said Church, and Cemetery adjoining the same, and to enclose and ornament the same, is amended by adding "no fewer than" immediately before "three" in the ninth line.
(a) designate as surplus the amount of the trust income for that fiscal year that exceeded the amount required for the fulfilment of their duties and obligations for the preservation and maintenance, in a proper and reasonable manner, of the cemetery during that fiscal year; and
(6) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2) but subject to the terms of any gift, assignment, devise, bequest or other transfer, the trustees may, as determined by a majority of the trustees at any duly called meeting of the trustees, use the moneys set aside pursuant to clause (5)(b) for charitable gifts in keeping with the objects that govern the First Cornwallis Baptist Church.
(7) For greater certainty, twenty per cent of the surplus designated pursuant to clause (5)(a) and the remaining trust income, if any, not designated as surplus become part of the trust funds and must be invested accordingly.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) and Chapter 69 of the Acts of 1878, the Board of Trustees includes the Treasurer, the Deputy Treasurer, the Plot Keeper of the cemetery and the Pastor as voting members.
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