Bill No. 61
An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Onslow Cemetery Company (amended)
An Act to Amend Chapter 197 of the Acts of 1901, An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Onslow Cemetery Company
Honourable Karen Lynn Casey
|First Reading||October 24, 2014|
|Second Reading Debates|
|Second Reading Passed||October 28, 2014|
|Private and Local Bills||November 4, 2014
|Committee of the Whole House||November 4, 2014|
|Third Reading Debates|
|Third Reading||November 6, 2014|
|Royal Assent||November 20, 2014|
|Commencement||November 20, 2014|
|2014 Statutes, Chapter 61||View|
Clause 1 broadens the membership of the Onslow Cemetery Company to include any person who meets the membership requirements prescribed by the by-laws.
(a) continues the authority of the trustees of the Company to make policies and by-laws respecting the cemetery;
(b) permits the trustees to increase the number of trustees; and
(c) requires the trustees to make by-laws prescribing the requirements to be met in order to become a member of the corporation and the advertising requirements for meetings.
Clause 3 revises the possible number of trustees.
Clause 4 adds flexibility with respect to the date of the annual meeting and changes the method of advertising the annual meeting and special meetings to the method prescribed by the by-laws.
Clause 5 provides that members of the Company rather than cemetery lot holders may vote for the trustees and at the meetings of the Company.
Clause 6 removes the five-dollar limit on rates that can be assessed to lot holders for the costs of managing the cemetery.
Clause 7 authorizes the trustees rather than a committee of appointees to determine the value of lots in the cemetery.
Clause 8 replaces gender specific language.
Clause 9 provides that a lot holder may dispose of his or her lot by written transfer in accordance with any applicable policies or by-laws.
Clause 10 gives responsibility for keeping a plan of the cemetery to the trustees rather than the secretary of the Company.
Clause 11 clarifies what a lot holder may do with respect to his or her lot.