Acts & Ordinances
Turramurra South Land Sale and Mortgaging Ordinance 2007
No 36, 2007
An Ordinance to permit the sale and mortgaging of certain land at Turramurra South, the mortgaging of other land at Turramurra South and the application of proceeds.
A. Anglican Church Property Trust Diocese of Sydney (the “Property Trust”) is the registered proprietor of the land contained in folio identifier 113/223317 situated at 36 Parkinson Avenue, Turramurra South (the “Land”), the current residence of the Assistant Minister of the parish of Turramurra South (the “Parish”).
B. The Land is church trust property and is held on trust for the purposes of the Parish although there are no written trusts.
C. The Property Trust is also the registered proprietor of the land contained in folio identifier 22/221650 situated at 5 Parkinson Avenue, Turramurra South (the “Rectory Land”), the current Rectory of the Parish.
D. By clause 3(2) of the St James Turramurra and St Philips Turramurra South Declaration of Trust Land Sale and Mortgaging Ordinance 1968 Amending Ordinance 1977 the Rectory Land is held upon trust for the benefit of the Parish of St Philip Turramurra South.
E. The Property Trust, at the request of the majority of the parish council of the Parish, proposes entering into a contract to purchase the property known as 96 The Comenarra Turramurra South (the “New Land”).
F. When purchased, the New Land will be church trust property held for the purposes of the Parish.
G. By reason of circumstances which have arisen after the creation of the trusts on which the Land is held, it is expedient –
and the proceeds be applied in the manner set out in this Ordinance.
The Standing Committee of the Synod of the Diocese of Sydney Ordains as follows.
This Ordinance is the Turramurra South Land Sale and Mortgaging Ordinance 2007.
By reason of circumstances which have arisen after the creation of the trusts on which the Land is held, it is expedient –
3. Power of sale
The Property Trust is authorised to sell the Land at any time within 3 years after the date of assent to this Ordinance and thereafter only with the consent of the Standing Committee given by resolution whether given before or after that date.
4. Application of the Proceeds of Sale
(1) The proceeds of sale, after payment of the costs of and incidental to this Ordinance and the sale of the Land, are to be paid to the Property Trust and applied as follows –
(2) Pending application of the sale proceeds, the sale proceeds (or the balance remaining from time to time) are to be invested and the income capitalised.
5. Power of Mortgage
The Property Trust is authorised to mortgage the Land, the Rectory Land, and, when it becomes church trust property, the New Land, for the purposes of borrowing a sum not exceeding $1.1 million, or such greater sum as Standing Committee may by resolution approve (the “Loan Funds”).
6. Allocation of proceeds of mortgage
The Loan Funds, after payment of the costs of and incidental to this Ordinance and the mortgaging of the Land, Rectory Land and New Land, are to be applied towards the costs of and incidental to purchasing, modifying and fitting out the New Land to meet the requirements for use as a ministry residence.
I Certify that the Ordinance as printed is in accordance with the Ordinance as reported.
I Certify that this Ordinance was passed by the Standing Committee of the Synod of the Diocese of Sydney
I Assent to this Ordinance.
PETER F JENSEN
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