Advertisement of Application to Vary a Charitable Trust
Pursuant to Section 36 of the Charitable Trusts Act 1957
Pursuant to Part 3 and sections 32 and 33 of the Charitable Trusts Act 1957, an application has been made by Trustees Executors Limited for orders to approve a scheme varying the following charitable trusts created in the last will of John Blair, retired seeds man of Mornington:
The Blair Boys Scholarship
The Blair Girls Scholarship
Those orders sought are for the approval of a scheme providing for:
(a) the purpose of the above-mentioned trusts be
varied to additionally allow benefit to children from single parent households who are in the opinion of the trustee socio-economically disadvantaged, and to change eligibility to first year high school pupils at the schools affected by the trusts;
(b) a variation of the mode of administration of the trust property, by modernising the criteria and terminology of the assessment of potential grants, specifically by removing references to “board of governors” and to replace the requirement for examinations with advice from the “board of trustees to the trustee”;
(c) fixing the costs of the Attorney-General at $300.00.
The application for the orders to approve the scheme varying these charitable trusts is to be heard in the High Court at Dunedin on 10 August 2007 at 9.30am.
Any person wishing to oppose approval of the proposed scheme sought under the application by Trustees Executors Limited must give written notice of their intention to do so to the Registrar of the High Court at Dunedin, Trustees Executors Limited and the Attorney-General not less than seven clear days before the date of the proposed hearing.
Trustees Executors Limited can be contacted at c/o Downie Stewart, Solicitors, Level 8, John Wickliffe House, The Exchange (PO Box 1345), Dunedin.