Hawke's Bay Crematorium Act 1944

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Hawke's Bay Crematorium Act 1944

Local Act1944 No 7
Date of assent29 September 1944

An Act to empower certain Local Authorities to unite in erecting and conducting a Crematorium in the Provincial District of Hawke's Bay and to provide for the Incorporation and Powers of a Board in connection therewith.

  • Preamble

    WHEREAS, for the purpose of making provision for the erection and control of a crematorium in the Provincial District of Hawke's Bay and for defraying the cost thereof, the local authorities mentioned in Schedule 1 hereto, considering it to be for the benefit and advantage of their respective districts, have entered into an agreement (a copy of which is set out in Schedule 2 hereto): And whereas doubts have arisen as to the competence of the local authorities concerned under their existing statutory and other powers to enter into and become bound by the said agreement: And whereas it is desirable that the said agreement should be ratified and carried into effect according to its tenor, and that a corporate body should be established which may conduct, control, manage, and maintain the crematorium referred to in the said agreement and in which lands acquired for the purpose may be vested:

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