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R.S.M. 1990, c. 178
The Salvation Army William and Catherine Booth University College Incorporation Act
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WHEREAS the persons hereinafter named, by their petition, prayed that The Salvation Army Catherine Booth Bible College should be incorporated: Major Earl Robinson, Major John Nelson, and Captain George Swaddling, all officers of The Salvation Army, all of The City of Winnipeg, in Manitoba, together with such persons as shall for the time being be members of the Board of Trustees of The Salvation Army Catherine Booth Bible College;
AND WHEREAS their prayer was granted and resulted in the enactment of An Act to incorporate The Salvation Army Catherine Booth Bible College, assented to August 18, 1983;
AND WHEREAS the first members of the board of trustees of the college (hereinafter called "the board") were Commissioner Arthur R. Pitcher, Colonel Harry Read, Major Roy Calvert, Colonel Charles Sheppard, Lieutenant-Colonel Gladys McGregor, Lieutenant-Colonel Stanley Walter, Lieutenant-Colonel Calvin Ivany, Major June Dwyer, Major John Nelson, Major Earl Robinson, Lieutenant-Colonel William Kerr;
AND WHEREAS the Minister of Justice has caused this Act to be prepared in English and French for re-enactment in accordance with a judgment dated June 13, 1985 and an order dated November 4, 1985 of the Supreme Court of Canada;
THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
The Salvation Army William and Catherine Booth University College (hereinafter referred to as "the university college") is continued as a corporation.
The purposes and objects of the corporation are
(a) to establish and maintain such faculties, schools, departments, chairs, lectureships, fellowships, institutes and programs of study as are approved by the board;
(b) to give university-level instruction and training in selected branches of knowledge and learning consistent with The Salvation Army mission;
(c) to further the intellectual, spiritual, moral, physical and social development of and a community spirit among its students, graduates and staff for the betterment of society, consistent with a Christian perspective rooted in The Salvation Army tradition;
(d) to provide facilities for research in selected branches of knowledge and learning and to conduct and carry on research appropriate to The Salvation Army mission; and
(e) generally to promote and carry on the work of an educational institution providing university-level education.
The university college shall consist of the members of the board of trustees for the time being of the university college.
The head office of the university college shall be in The City of Winnipeg, in the Province of Manitoba.
The university college has all the powers, privileges, and immunities conferred by and is subject to all the limitations and liabilities set out in The Corporations Act and that are applicable thereto.
All the property which, at any time after August 18, 1983, belongs to the university college shall, at all times, be exclusively applied and appropriated to the advancement of education.
No part of the income or other assets of the university college shall be payable to or otherwise available for the personal benefit of the members of the board or any other person except insofar as may be required for payment of salaries of employees or reimbursement of expenses incurred on behalf of the university college.
The board shall consist of not less than nine members nor more than 21 members and the university college shall decide annually as to the number of members on the board.
The Governing Council of the Salvation Army, Canada West shall appoint the members of the board.
The board shall administer in all things, the affairs of the university college and may make or cause to be made for the university college any description of contract that it may by law enter into and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the board may
(a) make, amend, and repeal by-laws for the governing of the university college not inconsistent herewith or with any law in force in Manitoba;
(b) exercise all of the powers of the university college as herein provided; and
(c) exercise all the powers of the directors of a corporation under the applicable provisions of The Corporations Act.
The university college may solicit and receive donations of money and other property of every kind and description either absolutely or on trust conditions.
The university college may affiliate with any university or college.
The university college in its corporate name may grant degrees including honorary degrees, diplomas, and certificates of standing in the subjects and courses offered by the university college.
NOTE: This Act replaces S.M. 1982-83-84, c. 101.
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