Waitaki High School Act 1878

Waitaki High School Act 1878

Local Act1878 No 18
Date of assent29 October 1878

An Act to provide for the establishment and management of the Waitaki High School.

  • Preamble

    [Repealed]

    The Preamble was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Short Title
  • The Short Title of this Act shall be the Waitaki High School Act 1878.

2 Board of Governors to be appointed and incorporated
  • The Board of Governors, to be composed and appointed as hereinafter provided, shall be and is hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of the Waitaki High School Board (hereinafter called the said Board), by which name such body corporate shall have a perpetual succession and a common seal, and may hold lands, and may sue and be sued, and may do and suffer all such things as corporate bodies may do and suffer.

3 Constitution of Board of Governors
  • (1) On and after the first day of July, nineteen hundred and sixty-four, the said Board shall be constituted in accordance with section 90 of the Education Act 1914.

    (2) Until the said first day of July, nineteen hundred and sixty-four, the said Board shall continue to be constituted as if it was constituted immediately before the passing of this section.

    (3) For the purposed of subsection (1) of this section, and without restricting the generality of section 90 of the Education Act 1914, it is hereby declared that, at any time after the passing of this section, an Order in Council, to come into force on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and sixty-four, may be made under subsection (1) of the said section 90 (as amended by section 10 of the Education Amendment Act 1952) varying the constitution of the said Board as prescribed in the said section 90.

    (4) Subject to the provisions of this section, every member of the said Board shall hold office for a term of three years, but may from time to time be reappointed or re-elected.

    (5) Every member of the said Board as it is constituted on the thirtieth of June, nineteen hundred and sixty-four, shall go out of office on that date.

    (6) Every member of the said Board appointed or elected after the passing of this section shall be appointed or elected, as the case may be, in the manner for the time being prescribed by the scheme for the control of the schools under the control of the Board approved by the Minister under section 92 of the Education Act 1914.

    Section 3 was substituted, as from 2 October 1963, by section 3 Waitaki High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 18).

4 Governors to vacate office in certain cases
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4 was repealed, as from 2 October 1963, by section 4 Waitaki High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 18).

5 First meeting, and election of Chairman
  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).

6 Board of Governors may regulate proceedings
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 2 October 1963, by section 4 Waitaki High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 18).

7 Proper minutes of all meetings to be kept
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 2 October 1963, by section 4 Waitaki High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 18).

8 Accounts to be kept and annually audited
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 2 October 1963, by section 4 Waitaki High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 18).

9 Board to act only upon resolutions passed at meetings
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 2 October 1963, by section 4 Waitaki High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 18).

10 Trust property vested in Board without special trust to be for the benefit of Waitaki High School
  • All real and personal estate which may be purchased by the Board, or granted as site or sites for a High School, devised, bequeathed, or given to the said Board for the benefit of the Waitaki High School, without any trusts of a different nature being expressed, shall be held by the said Board upon trust for the general purposes of this Act.

11 Power to deal with and lease lands vested in the Board
  • The said Board shall have power with respect to all lands that may be vested in them by virtue of this Act to manage and deal with the same as they may see fit, and from time to time to let the same or any part thereof for any term not exceeding twenty-one years from the time when such lease shall be made, at such rent and on such terms and conditions as they shall think fit: Provided that every such lease shall be put up to public competition by auction or tender, of which one month's previous notice shall have been given by public advertisement within the district in which the land about to be leased shall be situated: And provided also that no fine, premium, or foregift shall be taken by the said Board in respect of any such lease.

12 Proceeds of rents and other income, how to be applied
  • The rents, profits, and annual income of all real and personal estate which may be vested in the said Board, together with all funds which may from time to time be derived from fees or payments made in respect of scholars or students attending the said High School shall be applied by them for the maintenance of the said High School at Oamaru, or at any place in the County of Waitaki, and the payment of all salaries and expenses connected therewith, and for prizes, exhibitions, and scholarships for the students therein: Provided that the said Board shall have power to set apart, if they shall see fit, out of the said rents, profits, and annual income, such part as they shall consider advisable, either as an addition to the capital fund, which shall then be invested in manner hereinafter mentioned and dealt with as part of such capital fund, or as a reserve fund to meet extraordinary expenses, which shall be invested and dealt with in such manner as the said Board shall direct.

13 Board may invest moneys not required for annual expenditure
  • With respect to any moneys bequeathed or given to the said Board for the said High School, or being rents, profits, and annual income set apart under the preceding section, the said Board shall have power to invest the same in the purchase or upon first mortgage of freehold lands in New Zealand, or upon the stocks, bonds, bills, or debentures of the Government of the Colony of New Zealand, or of any Municipal Corporation established within such colony, and from time to time to vary any such investment.

14 Application of moneys
  • The said Board may, out of such moneys as shall come into their hands by virtue of this Act or otherwise for the benefit of the Waitaki High School, expend any sum or sums not exceeding on the whole ten thousand pounds in erecting suitable buildings and premises for use as a High School.

15 Board to have control of High School, and may make regulations for conducting the same
  • There shall be vested in the Board the whole control and management of the Waitaki High School, and the said Board shall have full power to appoint and dismiss all professors, masters, teachers, lecturers, examiners, and other officers and servants for the management of the said High School, and also the entire management and superintendence over all the affairs, concerns, and property of the said High School; and, in all cases unprovided for by this Act, it shall be lawful for the said Board to act in such manner as shall appear to them best calculated to further the purposes intended to be served by the establishment of a High School. And the said Board shall have full power from time to time to make by-laws and regulations for defining the course of study and education on secular subjects in the said High School, and also for the discipline and examination of the same, the conditions upon which scholars shall be admitted, and the fees to be paid in respect of such admission, and in general touching all other matters, purposes, and things regarding the said High School.

16 Reserves
  • The reserves described in the Schedule hereto annexed are hereby set apart for the support of the Waitaki High School, and shall absolutely vest in the Waitaki High School Board incorporated by this Act.

17 Inspection
  • The Waitaki High School shall be subject to inspection by an Inspector appointed by the Minister of Education.


Schedule

District.Section.Block.Area.
   A.R.P.
Oamaru15I.46014
1749122
195636
2 of 15III.4000
2 of 234000
2 of 453000
1 of 15IV.4000
1 of 304000
1 of 454000
1 of 573000
2 of 15V.4000
2 of 294000
2 of 464000
653920
1 of 14VI.4000
2 of 304000
2 of 402000
1 of 16VII.4000
2 of 324000
2 of 361100
2 of 17VIII.4000
2 of 314000
2 of 464000
2 of 5217014
Awamoko17VI.194028
23, 24 and 25VIII.239117
21IX.13634
22101035
18X.147219
20V.700334
Palmerston9XXVIII.012
9XXVI.014