Vincent County Empowering (Community Centres) Act 1970

Preamble

Whereas there are vested in the Vincent County Council certain community centres which have been provided for the social, cultural, recreational, and educational needs of residents of the county:

And whereas, to meet the requirements of other residents of the county, it may be necessary to provide additional facilities of the above nature:

And whereas it is expedient that the Vincent County Council should be empowered to take steps towards the maintenance of such existing facilities, and towards the provision and maintenance of any such additional facilities, as Council may think necessary to that end:

And whereas some residents of the County of Vincent are likely to derive benefit from community centres to be established by adjoining local authorities in the future:

And whereas it is expedient that the Vincent County Council should be empowered to contribute towards the cost of establishing and maintaining such community centres:

And whereas, under existing legislation, it is not possible for the Council to provide and maintain such facilities as aforesaid within the County of Vincent, or to contribute towards the cost of establishing and maintaining such facilities to be established by adjoining local authorities from which residents of the County of Vincent are likely to derive benefit, without disproportionate financial obligation being imposed on certain of the ratepayers in the county.