Church of England Tribunal (Validation of Election) Act 1934

Reprint
as at 25 August 1934

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Church of England Tribunal (Validation of Election) Act 1934

Private Act1934 No 1
Date of assent24 August 1934
Commencement24 August 1934

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.


An Act to validate the first election of the Tribunal elected under the Church of England Empowering Act 1928 to hear and determine appeals under that Act

  • Preamble

    Whereas by the Church of England Empowering Act 1928 (hereinafter in this recital referred to as the said Act), the powers of the General Synod of the Church of the Province of New Zealand, commonly called the Church of England, in relation to the Formularies of that Church and to certain other matters are defined:

    And whereas by the said Act provision is made for the election of a representative Tribunal to hear and determine appeals from proposals adopted by the General Synod in relation to the exercise of the powers hereinbefore referred to:

    And whereas by subsection (2) of section 5 of the said Act it was provided that the first election of the aforesaid tribunal should take place at the first session of the General Synod after the passing of the said Act:

    And whereas such first session was held at Christchurch in February 1931, in which month occurred the series of earthquakes referred to in the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Act 1931:

    And whereas the proceedings of the General Synod at the said session were to some extent disorganised by reason of the said earthquakes, and the first election of the Tribunal hereinbefore referred to was not held in accordance with the said Act, but was held at the session of the General Synod which took place at Napier in April 1934:

    And whereas it is desirable that the validity of the election held in April 1934 should not be questioned on the ground that the provisions of the said Act as to the first election have not been complied with.

1 Short Title
2 Validation of election
  • The session of the General Synod of the Church of the Province of New Zealand, held at Napier, in April 1934, shall for all the purposes of the Church of England Empowering Act 1928, and the election of a Tribunal for the purposes of that Act, be deemed to have been the first session of the General Synod held after the passing of the said Act, and the Tribunal elected at that session shall accordingly be deemed to have been as validly elected as if it had been elected at the first session which was in fact held after the passing of the said Act.

3 This Act a private Act
  • This Act is hereby declared to be a private Act.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2Status of reprints

  • 3How reprints are prepared

  • 4Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989

  • 5List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Church of England Tribunal (Validation of Election) Act 1934. The reprint incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 25 August 1934, as specified in the list of amendments at the end of these notes.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the reprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order. For more information, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/reprints/ .

2 Status of reprints
  • Under section 16D of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by the amendments to that enactment. This presumption applies even though editorial changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in the reprint.

    This presumption may be rebutted by producing the official volumes of statutes or statutory regulations in which the principal enactment and its amendments are contained.

3 How reprints are prepared
  • A number of editorial conventions are followed in the preparation of reprints. For example, the enacting words are not included in Acts, and provisions that are repealed or revoked are omitted. For a detailed list of the editorial conventions, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/ or Part 8 of the Tables of New Zealand Acts and Ordinances and Statutory Regulations and Deemed Regulations in Force.

4 Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989
  • Section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 authorises the making of editorial changes in a reprint as set out in sections 17D and 17E of that Act so that, to the extent permitted, the format and style of the reprinted enactment is consistent with current legislative drafting practice. Changes that would alter the effect of the legislation are not permitted.

    A new format of legislation was introduced on 1 January 2000. Changes to legislative drafting style have also been made since 1997, and are ongoing. To the extent permitted by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, all legislation reprinted after 1 January 2000 is in the new format for legislation and reflects current drafting practice at the time of the reprint.

    In outline, the editorial changes made in reprints under the authority of section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 are set out below, and they have been applied, where relevant, in the preparation of this reprint:

    • omission of unnecessary referential words (such as of this section and of this Act)

    • typeface and type size (Times Roman, generally in 11.5 point)

    • layout of provisions, including:

      • indentation

      • position of section headings (eg, the number and heading now appear above the section)

    • format of definitions (eg, the defined term now appears in bold type, without quotation marks)

    • format of dates (eg, a date formerly expressed as the 1st day of January 1999 is now expressed as 1 January 1999)

    • position of the date of assent (it now appears on the front page of each Act)

    • punctuation (eg, colons are not used after definitions)

    • Parts numbered with roman numerals are replaced with arabic numerals, and all cross-references are changed accordingly

    • case and appearance of letters and words, including:

      • format of headings (eg, headings where each word formerly appeared with an initial capital letter followed by small capital letters are amended so that the heading appears in bold, with only the first word (and any proper nouns) appearing with an initial capital letter)

      • small capital letters in section and subsection references are now capital letters

    • schedules are renumbered (eg, Schedule 1 replaces First Schedule), and all cross-references are changed accordingly

    • running heads (the information that appears at the top of each page)

    • format of two-column schedules of consequential amendments, and schedules of repeals (eg, they are rearranged into alphabetical order, rather than chronological).

5 List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)