Whereas William George David Brown, of the City of Wellington, gentleman (hereinafter referred to as the testator), died at Wellington on or about 15 February 1934:
And whereas the testator left a last will and testament bearing date 17 January 1933 and a codicil thereto bearing date 12 April 1933:
And whereas probate of the said will and codicil was on 15 March 1934 granted by the Supreme Court of New Zealand at Wellington to George Kinniburgh Brown, of Wellington, insurance accountant, the executor and trustee appointed by the said will:
And whereas by paragraph 4 of the said will, as modified by the said codicil, the testator directed his trustee to stand possessed of certain income therein referred to, and to pay and apply the same to and for such of certain charitable or educational purposes or institutions, and in such manner and in such shares, or to such extent, as the Board of Trustees mentioned in the said will should from time to time by resolution direct and appoint:
And whereas by paragraph 5 of the said will the testator provided for the constitution of the Board of Trustees:
And whereas it is desired that the said Board in lieu of being constituted as provided by paragraph 5 of the said will should be constituted as herein appears:
And whereas it is desired that the said Board of Trustees should be constituted a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and that certain powers should be granted to facilitate the proper administration of the said trust:
And whereas the objects of this Act are not attainable otherwise than by legislation.