Volume VI
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of trustees of New St. Andrews Church.

3. Property declared vested in the Corporation.

4. Power of sale.

5. Corporation to have seal.

6. Power of corporation to make rules.

7. Saving as to rights of the Republic and others.


16 of 1916.

AN ORDINANCE to incorporate the trustees of St. Andrew's Church, Colombo, and to vest in them the title to the said Church and premises.

[Date of Commencement: 18th July, 1916]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the New St. Andrew's Church Ordinance.

2. Incorporation of trustees of St. Andrews Church.

The trustees of the land described in the Schedule hereto and of the new Church and buildings erected thereon, known as St. Andrew's Church and the "Manse” (such trustees being at present the Right Reverend the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Convener of the Colonial Committee of the said General Assembly, the Secretary to the said committee, the Chaplain of the Scotch Church in Colombo, and the Elders of the Scotch Church in Colombo), and their respective successors in office, and the lawful holders for the time being of the said offices of Moderator, Convener, Secretary, Chaplain, and Elders, in their capacity of trustees of St. Andrew's Church, shall be a body corporate under the name of "The Incorporated Trustees of St. Andrew's Church”, and under the said name shall have perpetual succession, and shall have full power to acquire, purchase, take, hold, and enjoy movable and immovable property of every description, and to sell, mortgage, lease, exchange, or otherwise dispose of and deal with the same, and may sue and be sued in their corporate name in all Courts of Justice.

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