Reprint as at 12 November 2018

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Roman Catholic Bishops Empowering Act 1997

Private Act
1997 No 4
Date of assent
28 October 1997
28 October 1997

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

An Act to—


constitute Roman Catholic Bishops as corporations sole; and


provide for the vesting of diocesan and parish property owned by the Roman Catholic Church in New Zealand in the Bishops of dioceses; and


enable the Bishops to be registered as proprietors of certain land; and


provide for the variation of certain trusts and for miscellaneous matters; and


consolidate certain Acts relating to the Bishops