Notice Type
Charitable Trusts
Notice Title


Application for Approval of a Scheme to Vary Trust Deed

Pursuant to Part III of the Charitable Trusts Act 1957

Notice is hereby given that Parafed Canterbury Incorporated, a society incorporated under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908, has filed an application in the High Court at Christchurch for approval of a scheme varying the terms of the MARSHLANDS HALL TRUST (“Trust”) deed.

The Trust deed outlines the charitable objects of the Trust. Under the scheme, the applicant seeks to broaden the scope of those charitable objects and make certain amendments to the Trust deed, such that the proposed objects of the Trust can be fulfilled in light of the earthquake damage to the Marshlands Hall and the need to ensure there continues to be a hall for the benefit of the Marshlands district and the viability of the Trust fund. The scheme also provides for more modern language in the Trust deed and more modern governance of the Trust.

Copies of the application, the proposed scheme and the report of the Attorney-General may be inspected at the office of the Registrar of the High Court at Christchurch or the offices of Wynn Williams, solicitors for the applicant, at Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

The application is set down for a hearing in the High Court at Christchurch on 15 May 2017. Any person desiring to oppose the scheme is required to give notice in writing of his or her intention to do so to the Registrar of the High Court at Christchurch, the applicant (through the office of Wynn Williams) and the Attorney-General not less than seven days before 15 May 2017.

J. V. ORMSBY, Solicitor for the Applicant.