Anglican Church of Australia Diocesan Trustees and Lands Act 1918
An Act to amend the Act of the Legislative Council 52 Victoria, No. 2 2, and the Church of England Lands Act 1914 3, and to incorporate the Trustees of the Bunbury, Kalgoorlie, and Northern Dioceses of the Church of England in Western Australia 4, and for other purposes.
Whereas at the time of the passing of the Act of the Legislative Council 52 Victoria, No. 2 2, there was but one Diocese of the Church of England in Western Australia 4 embracing the whole of the State: And whereas the State is now divided into 4 Dioceses, namely, the Dioceses of Perth, Bunbury, and Kalgoorlie, and the Northern Diocese: And whereas, by the several Statutes of the Synod of the Diocese of Perth providing for the constitution of the Dioceses of Bunbury and Kalgoorlie, and the Northern Diocese respectively, it was resolved and agreed that certain lands within the boundaries of the Dioceses of Bunbury and Kalgoorlie respectively should, in certain events, which have happened, be vested in the Trustees to be appointed for those Dioceses, and that certain lands within the boundaries of the Northern Diocese should be held by the Diocesan Trustees of the Diocese of Perth in trust for the Northern Diocese until such time as Diocesan Trustees for the Northern Diocese should have been elected and incorporated: And whereas trustees have been duly appointed for the Dioceses of Bunbury and Kalgoorlie respectively, and incorporated under the provisions of the Associations Incorporation Act 1895 5, but no trustees have been yet appointed or elected for the Northern Diocese: And whereas doubts have arisen as to the legality of the incorporation of such trustees under the said Act, and the respective Synods of the said Dioceses of Bunbury and Kalgoorlie are desirous of obtaining a dissolution of the incorporation of their respective Trustees under the said Associations Incorporations Act 1895 5, and to have such Trustee incorporated under this Act:
Be it therefore enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: ¾