In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
Authorised Representative, in relation to a Controlling Authority, means the District Grand Secretary or the District Grand Scribe from time to time for the time being appointed by the District Grand Master or the District Grand Superintendent, as the case may be, of such Controlling Authority; and, where the context so admits, shall include a Deputy Authorised Representative appointed pursuant to section 9
Controlling Authority means the District Grand Lodge of the North Island, New Zealand, under the United Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of England, or the District Grand Lodge of the South Island, New Zealand, under the said United Grand Lodge, or the District Grand Royal Arch Chapter of the North Island New Zealand, under the Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of England, or the District Grand Royal Arch Chapter of South Island New Zealand under the said Supreme Grand Chapter, as the case may be
Lodge means any one of the Lodges or Chapters under the authority of a Controlling Authority as hereinbefore defined
Masonic property includes all real and personal property or any interest therein (save and except furniture, regalia, and any moneys held in any banking account for the general purposes of a Controlling Authority or a Lodge) that now is held in trust for or on behalf of any Controlling Authority or Lodge, or that at any time and from time to time after the passing of this Act shall be held by trustees whose names shall have been entered in the Register of Trustees to be kept pursuant to section 7.
The words legal proceedings shall include all proceedings whatsoever, whether preliminary, initiatory, interlocutory or final in any Court of Justice or statutory tribunal, or before any District Land Registrar.