Public Notice of Application for Approval of a Scheme of Variation
Pursuant to Sections 32 and 33 of the Charitable Trusts Act 1957 (“Act”)
In the High Court of New Zealand, Wellington Registry:
In the matter of the Act and in the matter of an application by THE W R WILLIAMS MEMORIAL FOR THE MISSIONS TO SEAMEN TRUST BOARD INCORPORATED (“Applicant”):
Take notice that the trustees of THE W R WILLIAMS MEMORIAL FOR THE MISSIONS TO SEAMEN TRUST BOARD INCORPORATED (“Trust”) will apply to the High Court at Wellington on 30 April 2018 at 10.00am for approval of the scheme to modify the charitable purpose and to vary the mode of administration of the Trust.
The proposed scheme varies an existing scheme which was approved by the High Court under the Act by sealed order dated 15 November 1977. The proposed scheme varies the purpose to enable the Applicant to provide emotional and spiritual support to seafarers irrespective of their faiths and denominations. It will also allow the trustees of the Applicant to respond to changing circumstances by indemnifying the trustees for any conduct and duties carried out in connection with the Trust provided that certain conditions are met and by providing the trustees with the power to vary the administration of the Trust provided that certain conditions are met. Further particulars of this application may be obtained from the office of the Applicant’s solicitors, Morrison Kent Lawyers.
Any person desiring to oppose the proposed scheme is required to give notice in writing of their intention to do so to:
- The Registrar of the High Court at Wellington, SX11199, Wellington;
- The Applicant, c/- Morrison Kent Lawyers, PO Box 10035, Wellington 6143 (Attention: John Goddard); and
- The Attorney-General, c/- Crown Law Office, PO Box 2858, Wellington 6140 (Attention: Virginia Hardy).
not less than 7 clear days before this matter is due to be heard.
JOHN WILLIAM GODDARD, Solicitor for the Applicant