Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika (Private) Ordinance, 1958 (Ordinance 38 of 1958)

Official Gazette no. 2153
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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika (Private) Ordinance, 1958

Ordinance 38 of 1958

  • Published in Official Gazette no. 2153 on 26 June 1958
  • Assented to on 18 June 1958
  • Commenced on 26 June 1958
  • [Up to date as at 6 November 2020]
PRIVATE ORDINANCETo provide for the transfer and cession to the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika and its constituent congregations of all rights and obligations and all assets and liabilities registered in the Deeds Registry in the name of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika and its constituent congregations in the Territory of South West Africa, and for matters incidental thereto.( Afrikaans text signed by the Administrator)[The provisions in this Ordinance have no headings.]WHEREAS on the fifth day of March, 1957 there was legally and formally established the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika;AND WHEREAS, before such establishment the said Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika and its constituent congregations formed an integral part of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika;AND WHEREAS, also, before such establishment, all assets and liabilities of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika were in fact registered in the Deeds Registry in the name of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika or its constituent congregations in this Territory;AND WHEREAS, by reason of its establishment as a separate body, it has become necessary that all its assets, registered as aforesaid, should be transferred or ceded to the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika or its constituent congregations and that it or its said constituent congregations should be substituted as debtors in respect of its or their respective liabilities;BE IT ORDAINED by the Legislative Assembly for the Territory of South West Africa as follows:-

1.

All rights and obligations and all assets and liabilities of the said Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika and its constituent congregations in the Territory registered in the Deeds Registry as at the fifth day of March, 1957 shall be regarded as from that date as being rights, obligations, assets and liabilities respectively of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika and its constituent congregations.

2.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Deeds Registry Proclamation, 1939, (Proclamation 37 of 1939) contained, the Registrar of Deeds is hereby ordered to make the necessary alterations substituting the name of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika or its constituent congregations, depending on the circumstances of the particular case, for that of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika or its constituent congregations in this Territory in his registers and in all official records in his possession without payment of any registration fees, or stamp, or transfer duties or any other charges, provided that the owners’ copies of all relevant deeds are lodged for endorsement simultaneously with the endorsement of the corresponding deeds in the Deeds Registry.[The comma after the phrase “Deeds Registry Proclamation, 1939” is superfluous.]

3.

Except where it is herein otherwise provided this Ordinance shall not derogate from the application of the provisions of any other legislation to the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika or its constituent congregations.

4.

The costs, charges and expenses preliminary to and incidental to the promotion and passing of this Ordinance shall be paid by the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika.

5.

This Ordinance shall be called the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suidwes-Afrika (Private) Ordinance, 1958.