Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Amendment Act 1912

Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Amendment Act 1912

Public Act1912 No 7
Date of assent26 September 1912

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.


An Act to amend the Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Act 1908

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Amendment Act 1912, and shall form part of and be read together with the Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Societies declared to be leasing authorities
  • (1) 

    (2) All leases hereafter granted by a society shall be subject to the provisions of the Public Bodies Leases Act 1969, and every such society is hereby declared to be a leasing authority within the meaning of the said Act:

    Provided that such leases shall only be granted subject to the consent of the Minister of Agriculture . . . .

    In subsection (2) the reference to the Public Bodies Leases Act 1969 was substituted, as from 1 January 1970, for a reference to the Public Bodies Leases Act 1908 by section 28(1) Public Bodies Leases Act 1969 (1969 No 141).

    In the proviso to subsection (2) the words Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries were substituted, as from 1 September 1972, for the words Minister of Agriculture pursuant to section 3(6)(a) Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Amendment Act 1972 (1972 No 3).

    The proviso to subsection (2) was amended, as from 1 July 1994, by section 5(1) Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 110) by omitting the words and Fisheries.

3 Powers as to application of proceeds of sale of land
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything in section 7 of the principal Act, where a society has, under the authority of that section, sold any land vested in it, that society may apply the proceeds of the sale or any part thereof for the purpose of improving any lands for the time being vested in it, or, in the case of land which has not been granted by the Crown for the purposes of the society, in the payment, in whole or in part, of any debt or liability incurred prior to the sale of the said land in respect of the purchase or acquisition of other land by the society, or, in the case of land which, for the purposes of the Society, has been granted by the Crown or acquired from the Crown in exchange for land originally granted by the Crown, for such purposes as the Minister of Agriculture . . . may approve and subject to such conditions as he may impose.

    (2) The powers conferred by this section are in addition to, and not in substitution for, the powers conferred by section 7 of the principal Act.

    Subsection (1) was amended, as from 23 December 1977, by section 2 Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Amendment Act 1977 (1977 No 140) by inserting the words , or, in the case of land which, for the purposes of the Society, has been granted by the Crown or acquired from the Crown in exchange for land originally granted by the Crown, for such purposes as the Minister of Agriculture may approve and subject to such conditions as he may impose.

    In subsection (1) the words Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries were substituted, as from 1 September 1972, for the words Minister of Agriculture pursuant to section 3(6)(a) Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Amendment Act 1972 (1972 No 3).

    Subsection (1) was further amended, as from 1 July 1994, by section 5(2) Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 110) by omitting the words and Fisheries.

4 Change of name of society
  • (1) The Governor-General may by Order in Council, on receipt of a certified copy of a resolution requesting him so to do, passed at a general meeting of the society, change the name of any incorporated society.

    (2) Such alteration of name shall not affect any rights or obligations of the society.

5 Extension of powers of Otago Agricultural and Pastoral Society with respect to Tahuna Park
  • (1) The land described in paragraph 53 of Schedule 1 to the Special Powers and Contracts Act 1885, and vested in the Otago Agricultural and Pastoral Society in pursuance of the said paragraph, is hereby released from the trusts specified therein: and the District Land Registrar shall, on the application of the said society, amend the certificate of title in respect thereof accordingly.

    (2) The said society shall have and may exercise with respect to the said land all the powers conferred by the principal Act and this Act on societies with respect to lands granted to or acquired by such societies.

    (3) Paragraph 53 of Schedule 1 to the Special Powers and Contracts Act 1885 is hereby repealed.