Acts & Ordinances
Wollongong Land Sale and Variation of Trusts Ordinance 2004
An Ordinance to vary the trusts of certain land at Figtree, to authorise the sale of that land and to provide for the application of the proceeds of sale.
A. Anglican Church Property Trust Diocese of Sydney (the “Property Trust”) is the registered proprietor of the land being Lot 13 in DP 237618 and being the land in Folio Identifier 13/237618 and known as 8 Jalna Avenue, Figtree (the “Land”).
B. The Land is church trust property acquired using funds held under the Clause 3 of the Wollongong Ordinance 1989 on trust for the purposes of the parish of Wollongong (the “Parish”) to be applied by the Corporate Trustee in or towards the cost of the acquisition repairs to or maintenance of or the reduction in the indebtedness on a house or houses suitable for accommodating the rector of the Parish or assistant to the rector or other person or persons employed by the churchwardens.
C. By reason of circumstances which have arisen after the creation of the trusts on which the Land is held it is inexpedient to carry out or observe those trusts and it is expedient that those trusts be varied and that the Land be sold and the proceeds of sale 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 Wollongong Land Sale and Variation of Trusts Ordinance 2004.
By reason of circumstances which have arisen after the creation of the trusts on which the Land is held it is inexpedient to carry out or observe those trusts and it is expedient that those trusts be varied in the manner set out in clause 3 and that the Land be sold and the proceeds of sale applied in the manner set out in clause 5.
3. Variation of trusts
The Land is to be held on trust for the purposes of the Parish.
4. Authority to sell
The Property Trust is authorised to sell the Land by auction or private treaty any time during the 3 years following the date on which assent is given to this Ordinance (and thereafter only if approved by resolution of the Standing Committee) for such price and subject to such terms and conditions as the Property Trust considers appropriate.
5. Application of proceeds of sale
(1) The costs of and incidental to this Ordinance and the sale of the Land including any goods and services tax and vendor duty, are to be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the Land.
(2) The remaining balance of the proceeds of sale is to be paid to the Property Trust and applied as follows –
Pending the application of the proceeds of the sale referred to in clause 5, the proceeds are to be invested by the Property Trust and the income applied upon written request of the Churchwardens toward the cost of accommodation for a rector or for any assistant minister licensed to the Parish or other full time ministry staff employed by the Churchwardens.
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 on 15 November 2004.
I Assent to this Ordinance.
PETER F JENSEN
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