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QUEEN’S COLLEGE INCORPORATION ACT, 1963
AN ACT FOR THE INCORPORATION OF QUEEN’S COLLEGE AT ST. JOHN’S
(June 20, 1963)
1. Short title
2. Queen’s College incorporated
3. Succession and Seal; power to hold property, etc.
3A. Power to borrow and give security
4. Power to make Rules, etc.
5. Legal capacity
WHEREAS the Right Reverend John Alfred Meaden, Lord Bishop of Newfoundland, has by Petition prayed that the College long existing at St. John’s known as Queen’s College and belonging to the Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in Newfoundland, and being a college particularly for the education and training of Theological Students and Candidates for Holy Orders and generally for any person desirous of a liberal and enlarged education, be erected into a Corporation:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to grant such prayer:
BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as The Queen’s College Incorporation Act, 1963.
1963 No.40 s1
Queen’s College incorporated
2. The Right Reverend John Alfred Meaden, Lord Bishop of Newfoundland and his Successors in office, and all persons now and from time to time hereafter members of the governing Council of the said College under the present constitution of the College or under such Statutes, Rules, Orders and Byelaws of the College as may hereafter be made are hereby constituted a Body corporate and politic under the name of Queen’s College as from the passing of this Act.
1963 No.40 s2
Succession and Seal; power to hold property, etc.
3. The College shall have perpetual succession and a Common Seal, with power to break, alter and make anew the said Seal from time to time at its will and pleasure, and may assume armorial bearings, and may take and hold any lands, tenements and hereditaments, movable or immovable property, moneys and things of value to it, and may purchase, build, sell, lease, alienate, dispose of or convert any of its property or assets and acquire assets in their place for its purposes.
1963 No.40 s3
Power to borrow and give security
3A. The College shall have power to borrow or raise or secure the payment of money in such manner as the College may think fit (including but so as not to restrict the generality of the foregoing) by mortgage, charge, hypothecation or pledge of or upon all or any of the College’s property, both present and future, and also by the issue of bonds, debentures or other securities or obligations and to secure the same by mortgage or charge, by way of a trust deed or otherwise, upon all or any of the College’s property, both present and future, and to purchase, redeem or pay off such bonds, debentures or securities or obligations and generally to mortgage, charge, hypothecate or pledge all or any of the College’s property, both present and future.
1966 No.25 s1
Power to make Rules, etc.
4. The College shall have power to make and pass such Statutes, Rules, Order and Byelaws not contrary to this Act or to Chapter XIII of the Constitution of the Diocesan Synod of Newfoundland or the laws of Canada and this province as it may deem useful and necessary for its purposes, and may from time to time repeal, change or renew any such Statutes, Rules, Orders and Byelaws as it may deem fit.
1963 No.40 s4
5. The College may under its name contract and treat, sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, summon and be summoned in all Courts of Law and places whatsoever in this province.
1963 No.40 s5