This is an unofficial archived version of La Congrégation du Très-Saint-Redempteur Incorporation Act
as enacted by SM 1990-91, c. 1 on November 14, 1990.

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R.S.M. 1990, c. 42

La Congrégation du Très-Saint-Redempteur Incorporation Act

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WHEREAS there existed in the Province of Manitoba an association of ecclesiastics under the name of La Congrégation du Très-Saint-Rédempteur, whose object was to preach and hold missions and to perform other various works of religion and of charity;

AND WHEREAS certain persons, by their petition, prayed that the said association should be incorporated;

AND WHEREAS their prayer was granted and resulted in the enactment of An Act to Incorporate "La Congrégation du Très-Saint-Rédempteur", assented to March 29, 1901;

AND WHEREAS the Minister of Justice has caused the 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 the Province of Manitoba, enacts as follows:



La Congrégation du Très-Saint-Rédempteur (hereinafter referred to as "the corporation") is continued as a corporation consisting of those persons who are members of the association on the coming into force of this Act and such other persons as may hereafter become members.

Powers as to real estate


The members of the corporation may possess, have or receive for themselves, or for their successors, such lands, tenements and hereditaments in this Province, as may be necessary for the uses and the purposes of the corporation; and may sell, alienate, build upon and dispose of the same and acquire others in their stead for the same purposes.

Directors, by-laws and rules


There shall be a board of directors, of whom three shall be a quorum. The board may make by-laws, rules and regulations for the admission of members in the Corporation, also for the admission and retirement of the members of the corporation, the place of meeting of the directors, such meeting to be within the Province of Manitoba, the number of said meetings, for the administration of the properties, and also for the management and internal government of the corporation.

Management of affairs


The affairs of the corporation shall be managed by the members thereof for the time being in accordance with rules and regulations established from time to time by such members; said rules and regulations shall be entered in a book and evidenced by the signature of the Superior and the seal of the corporation.

Objects of the corporation


The objects of the corporation are preaching and holding missions, educating the poor and abandoned and performing various works of religion and of charity as may be directed by the ecclesiastical authorities.

Returns to Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council


The corporation shall at all times, when called upon so to do by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, render an account in writing of its property and affairs.

NOTE:  This Act replaces S.M. 1901, c. 58.