BILL NO. 61
2nd Session, 62nd General Assembly
63 Elizabeth II, 2014
An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Onslow Cemetery Company
The Honourable Karen Casey
First Reading: October 24, 2014
Second Reading: October 28, 2014
Third Reading: November 6, 2014 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
(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.
An Act to Amend Chapter 197
of the Acts of 1901,
An Act to Incorporate the Trustees
of the Onslow Cemetery Company
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Section 2 of Chapter 197 of the Acts of 1901, An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Onslow Cemetery Company, is amended by
2 Section 4 of Chapter 197 is repealed and the following Section substituted:
3 Section 5 of Chapter 197 is amended by adding "or such greater number as may be prescribed by the by-laws of the corporation" immediately after "three" in the first line.
4 Section 6 of Chapter 197 is amended by
(a) striking out "on the first Tuesday of April of each year, at a time and place to be named in an advertisement posted up in three public places in Onslow" in the second, third and fourth lines and substituting "by the end of April each year, at the date, time and place determined by the trustees and advertised in the manner prescribed by the by-laws of the corporation"; and
5 Section 7 of Chapter 197 is amended by
6 Section 9 of Chapter 197 is amended by striking out ", but such assessment upon the lot holders shall not exceed the sum of five dollars per lot in any year" in the eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth lines.
7 Section 11 of Chapter 197 is amended by striking out "a committee of three persons appointed at an annual or special meeting" in the second and third lines and substituting "the trustees".
8 Section 12 of Chapter 197 is amended by striking out "his" in the first and the second lines and substituting in each case "his or her".
9 Section 13 of Chapter 197 is amended by striking out "his lot to any person by written transfer" in the fourth and fifth lines and substituting "his or her lot by written transfer to any person, in accordance with any policies of the trustees or by-laws of the corporation made for that purpose".
10 Section 14 of Chapter 197 is amended by striking out "secretary" in the first line and substituting "trustees".
11 Section 18 of Chapter 197 is repealed and the following Section substituted:
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