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Methodist Church in Malaysia Act 1955 (Revised 1991)

1Methodist Church in Malaysia

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

REPRINT

Act 457

METHODIST CHURCH IN

MALAYSIA ACT 1955

Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006 PUBLISHED BY

THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA

UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968 IN COLLABORATION WITH

PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD

2006

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METHODIST CHURCH IN MALAYSIA ACT 1955

First enacted ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1955 (Ord. No. 43 of 1955)

Revised ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1991 (Act 457 w.e.f 13 April 1991)

PREVIOUS REPRINT

First Reprint ... ... ... ... ... 2001

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 457

METHODIST CHURCH IN MALAYSIA ACT 1955

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Short title

2. Incorporation and powers of the Secretary of the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Malaysia

3. Execution of documents, etc.

4. Appointment

5. Vesting of property

6. (Omitted)

7. Saving of Crown and other rights

8. Repeal 4 Laws of Malaysia ACT 457

5Methodist Church in Malaysia

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 457

METHODIST CHURCH IN MALAYSIA ACT 1955

An Act to provide for the holding of property within Malaysia by the Secretary of the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Malaysia. [4 July 1955]

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Methodist Church in Malaysia Act 1955.

Incorporation and powers of the Secretary of the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Malaysia

2. (1) The Secretary of the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Malaysia shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and shall have a common seal and in this Act referred to as "the corporation".

(2) The corporation is hereby empowered to acquire, purchase, take, hold and enjoy movable and immovable property of every description, and to sell, convey, assign, surrender and yield up, charge, mortgage, demise, re-assign, transfer or otherwise dispose of, or deal with any movable or immovable property upon such terms as to the corporation deems fit.

Execution of documents, etc.

3. (1) No deed, document or other instrument sealed with the seal of the corporation shall be deemed to be duly sealed unless such seal has been affixed in the presence of the person for the time being holding the office of Secretary of the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Malaysia, or his attorney duly authorized by a power of attorney registered under the Powers of Attorney Act 1949 [Act 424], and unless such deed, document or other instrument is signed by the said person or his attorney.

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(2) Such signing shall be taken as sufficient evidence of the due sealing of such deed, document or other instrument. Appointment

4. A notification in the Gazette of the appointment of any person to hold, or act in, the office of Secretary of the Trustees of the Methodist Church in Malaysia shall be conclusive evidence that such person was duly so appointed.

Vesting of property

5. All movable and immovable property situated in Malaysia heretofore held, conveyed, assigned, granted, leased, transferred, transmitted to or otherwise vested in the Secretary of the Methodist Episcopal Building and Location Board is hereby vested in the corporation for the respective estates and interests for which the same is now holden.

6. (Omitted). Saving of Crown and other rights

7. Nothing in this Act shall affect the rights of their Highnesses the Rulers of the States or of any body politic or corporate or of any other persons except such as are mentioned in this Act and those claiming by, from or under them.

Repeal

8. The Methodist Episcopal Location Board Ordinance of the Straits Settlements [S.S. Cap. 249], the Methodist Episcopal Location Board Incorporation Enactment of the Federated Malay States [F.M.S. Cap. 103], and the Methodist Episcopal Location Board Incorporation Enactment of the State of Johore [Johore En. No. 145] are hereby repealed.

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 457

METHODIST CHURCH IN MALAYSIA ACT 1955

LIST OF AMENDMENTS

Amending law Short title In force from

L.N. 332/1958 Federal Constitution 13-11-1958

(Modification of Laws)

(Ordinances and

Proclamations) Order 1958

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 457

METHODIST CHURCH IN MALAYSIA ACT 1955

LIST OF SECTIONS AMENDED

Section Amending authority In force from

NIL

DICETAK OLEH

PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BERHAD,

KUALA LUMPUR

BAGI PIHAK DAN DENGAN PERINTAH KERAJAAN MALAYSIA


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