Whereas the Presbyterian Church Property Trustees, a body incorporated under the provisions of the Presbyterian Church Property Act 1885, and the amendments thereof, is registered as the proprietor of an estate in fee simple in all that piece of land more particularly hereinafter described:
And whereas the said piece of land has been used as a burial ground, but no interment of human remains has taken place therein since 1913 and no further interments are likely to take place therein:
And whereas the trustees have experienced difficulty in keeping the said piece of land and the headstones, monuments, and grave surrounds thereon in a neat and tidy condition:
And whereas it is expedient that the said headstones, monuments, and grave surrounds should be removed and the said piece of land levelled and laid out in lawns with ornamental trees and shrubs:
And whereas the trustees have no power without legislation to give effect to their wishes.