An Act to amend the City Tattersall’s Club Act of 1912, by conferring upon the Committee of City Tattersall’s Club certain powers of leasing without the necessity of obtaining the sanction thereto of a Special General Meeting.
WHEREAS an Act of Parliament entitled City Tattersall’s Club Act of 1912 (hereinafter called the Principal Act) was passed in the year one thousand nine hundred and twelve for the purpose of resolving certain doubts which had arisen as to whether the objects of the Club and the powers of the Committee and members thereof were sufficiently defined by the rules and as to the method by which such rules might be legally altered or supplemented so as to bind all the members of the Club without the express consent thereto of each member AND WHEREAS it was provided by the Principal Act that it should be lawful for the Committee for the time being of the Club in the name of the Chairman from time to time on behalf of and for the purposes of the Club amongst other things to grant leases for any term of the lands tenements and hereditaments, real or personal, of the Club or any portion thereof Provided that no such leasing of the said lands tenements and hereditaments should be made without the consent of the majority of a Special General Meeting of the Club called to consider such proposed leasing AND WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the provision requiring that any such leasing shall be made only with such consent as aforesaid:
Be it therefore enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of New South Wales in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
1 Name of Act
This Act may be cited as the City Tattersall’s Club Act Amendment Act 1936 and shall be read and construed with the Principal Act.
2 Section 6 of Principal Act varied as to certain leases
Notwithstanding anything in the Principal Act contained it shall not be necessary and shall not be deemed to have been necessary in respect of any lease for any period not exceeding five years of any part of the lands tenements and hereditaments, real or personal, of the Club not required for the purposes of the Club to obtain the consent of the majority of a Special General Meeting of the Club called to consider any such lease And the provisions of section six of the Principal Act are hereby varied accordingly.
3 Committee to have and be deemed to have had power to grant certain leases
The Committee shall have full and complete power and shall be deemed to have had such power from the date of the passing of the Principal Act in the name of the Chairman from time to time on behalf of and for the purposes of the Club to grant or make any lease in possession for any term not exceeding five years and/or to create any weekly or monthly tenancy of any part of the lands tenements and hereditaments real or person of the Club not required for the purposes of the Club at such rental and upon such conditions as the Committee in its discretion shall deem fit.
4 Registrar-General and others not bound to inquire
The Registrar-General and every person who deals for value with the Committee shall not be bound to inquire whether any part of the lands tenements and hereditaments real or personal of the Club leased or proposed to be leased by the Committee are or are not required for the purposes of the Club but the Registrar-General and every such person shall be entitled to assume that such part of the lands tenements and hereditaments aforesaid are not so required by the Club.
5 Secretary’s certificate as to execution etc of leases
A certificate, endorsed on a lease by a person purporting to be the secretary of the Club, that the lease has been entered into by and on behalf of the Committee for the time being of the Club and that the lease has been signed by the Chairman for the time being of the Club, shall in favour of the Registrar-General and the lessee be conclusive.