Methodist Church of New Zealand Act 1911

Methodist Church of New Zealand Act 1911

Local Act1911 No 21
Date of assent28 October 1911

An Act to sanction the Constitution of the Conference of the Methodist Church of Australasia in New Zealand as an Independent Conference, to amend the Wesleyan Methodist Church Property Trust Act 1887, the Wesleyan Methodist Church Property Trust Act 1887 Amendment Act 1892, the Wesleyan Methodist Church Property Trust Act 1887 Further Amendment Act 1896, the Methodist Church of Australasia in New Zealand Act 1902, and for other Collateral Purposes.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS the Methodist Church of Australasia in New Zealand is a branch of the Methodist Church of Australasia, and is governed by an Annual Conference which is itself subject to the General Conference of the Methodist Church of Australasia: And whereas the General Conference of the Methodist Church of Australasia held at Adelaide in the year nineteen hundred and ten unanimously consented to the constitution of the said Annual Conference of the Methodist Church of Australasia in New Zealand as an independent conference, with the powers mentioned in, and in accordance with and upon and subject to, a plan of independence which is fully set forth in the printed minutes of the said General Conference, subject to the consent of each of the Annual Conferences of the Methodist Church of Australasia—namely, the New South Wales Conference, the Victoria and Tasmania Conference, the South Australia Conference, the New Zealand Conference, the Queensland Conference, and the Western Australia Conference—and the sanction of the Parliament of each of the Australian States and New Zealand: And whereas each of the said Annual Conferences has agreed to the constitution of the said New Zealand Annual Conference as an independent conference aforesaid:

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