Girl Guides Association (New Zealand Branch) Incorporation Amendment Bill

Preamble

(1)

The Girl Guides Association New Zealand Incorporated (the Association) was incorporated under the Girl Guides Association (New Zealand Branch) Incorporation Act 1942 for the purposes of promoting special training and instruction of girls in the principles of discipline, loyalty, and good citizenship in New Zealand:

(2)

Some of the Association’s long-held properties have become uneconomic to hold, given the Association’s financial circumstances, and no longer meet the needs of the Association or its members:

(3)

The Association wishes to clarify that it can sell, transfer, and otherwise dispose of property that is held subject to statutory trusts recognised under the principal Act, even if such a disposition would otherwise be inconsistent with the terms of such trusts:

(4)

The objects of this Act cannot be achieved without legislation:

The Parliament of New Zealand therefore enacts as follows: