Westland High School Act 1883

Westland High School Act 1883

Local Act1883 No 7
Date of assent20 August 1883

An Act to provide for the Establishment and Management of the Westland High School.

  • The word Westland was substituted, as from 1 February 1964, for the word Hokitika by section 2(1)(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

  • Preamble

    [Repealed]

    The Preamble to this Act was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).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 is the Westland High School Act 1883.

    The words the Westland High School Act 1883 were substituted, as from 1 February 1964, for the words The Hokitika High School Act 1883 by section 2(1)(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

2 Board of Governors
  • (1) There shall be a Board of Governors for the Westland High School to be called the Westland High School Board.

    (2) The said Board shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and may hold real and personal property, and sue and be sued, and do and suffer all that bodies corporate may do and suffer.

    Section 2 was substituted, as from 21 February 1964, by section 3 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

3 Constitution of Board
  • [Repealed]

    Section 3 was substituted, as from 2 October 1963, by section 4 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

    Section 3 was repealed, as from 13 December 1968, by section 2(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1968 (1968 No 119).

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  • [Repealed]

    Sections 4 and 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 1 February 1964, by section 5 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was repealed, as from 19 November 1907, by section 2 Statutes Repeal Act 1907 (1907 No 40).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  • [Repealed]

    Sections 4 and 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 1 February 1964, by section 5 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

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  • [Repealed]

    Sections 4 and 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 1 February 1964, by section 5 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

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  • [Repealed]

    Sections 4 and 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 1 February 1964, by section 5 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

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

    Sections 4 and 6 to 9 were repealed, as from 1 February 1964, by section 5 Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

10 Real estate and reserves to be under The High Schools Reserves Act 1880
  • All real estate which may be purchased by the Board, or granted as a site or otherwise, for the benefit of the Westland High School, or given, devised, or bequeathed to the said Board for the benefit of the said high school, without any trusts or powers of a different nature being expressed in the instrument so giving, devising, or bequeathing to the said Board, and all reserves of land that may be hereafter made by the Queen for the benefit of the said high school, shall be held and dealt with by the said Board under and subject to the provisions of The High School Reserves Act 1880, the Westland High School being hereby declared to be a high school under that Act.

    The words Westland High School were substituted, as from 1 February 1964, for the words Hokitika High School by section 2(1)(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

11 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 Westland High School, 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.

    The words Westland High School were substituted, as from 1 February 1964, for the words Hokitika High School by section 2(1)(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

12 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, and from time to time to vary such investment.

13 Erection of buildings for use as High School
  • 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 Westland High School, expend any sum or sums not exceeding on the whole six thousand dollars in erecting at Hokitika suitable buildings and premises for use as a high school.

    The words Westland High School were substituted, as from 1 February 1964, for the words Hokitika High School by section 2(1)(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

    The expression six thousand dollars was substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the expression three thousand pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

14 Board to have control of High School, and may make regulations for conducting same
  • There shall be vested in the Board the whole control and management of the Westland 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.

    The words Westland High School were substituted, as from 1 February 1964, for the words Hokitika High School by section 2(1)(a) Westland High School Amendment Act 1963 (1963 No 19).

15 Application of income from reserves
  • [Repealed]

    Section 15 was repealed, as from 20 October 1949, by section 22 Education Lands Act 1949 (1949 No 24).

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