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The Salvation Army Grace General Hospital Incorporation Act
This is an unofficial archived version of The Salvation Army Grace General Hospital Incorporation Act
as enacted by SM 1990-91, c. 1 on November 14, 1990.

R.S.M. 1990, c. 179

The Salvation Army Grace General Hospital Incorporation Act

WHEREAS certain persons, by their petition, prayed that Grace Hospital should be incorporated;

AND WHEREAS their prayer was granted, and resulted in the enactment of An Act to incorporate "Grace Hospital", assented to February 8, 1904;

AND WHEREAS the following persons constituted the first board of management of the corporation:

Evangeline Cory Booth, Clement Theodore Jacobs, Charles Wilfred Creighton, Jennie Southall, Ethel Kerr, George Burditt and George Lewis Phillips;

AND WHEREAS the Act was subsequently amended and the name of the corporation changed to The Salvation Army Grace General Hospital;

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 Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Continuation

1(1)

The Salvation Anny Grace General Hospital (hereinafter referred to as "the corporation") is continued as a corporation, consisting of those persons who were members of the board of management on the coming into force of this Act and such persons as from time to time shall become successors to them, or shall be elected in the manner hereinafter provided.

General Purpose

1(2)

The corporation shall have, enjoy and exercise all the powers, privileges and functions of one or more general hospitals as a hospital is defined in The Hospitals Act including an institution or other facilities under The Mental Health Act.

Corporate powers

2

The corporation has all the powers necessary to do such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of its objects and purposes as contemplated by this Act, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power to

(a) purchase, acquire, receive, accept, build, hold, possess and enjoy any lands, tenements and hereditaments, real and personal property and estate, together with such grants, devises, gifts and bequests as may be made by and received from the Government of Canada or the Government of Manitoba, and of any municipality or other corporation, person or persons whatsoever, for the sole use and benefit of the corporation;

(b) when authorized by resolution of the board of management hereinafter mentioned, and without limiting the generality of this clause,

(i) borrow money on the credit of the corporation,

(ii) issue, sell or pledge securities of the corporation,

(iii) charge, mortgage, hypothecate or pledge all or any of the real or personal property of the corporation, including book debts, rights, powers, franchises and undertakings, to secure any securities or any money borrowed, or other debt, or any other obligation or liability of the corporation; and

(c) without limiting the generality of the foregoing, own, build or operate one or more general hospitals as a hospital is defined in The Hospitals Act including an institution or other facility under The Mental Health Act.

Board of management

3(1)

The affairs of the corporation shall be managed by a board of management consisting of the following:

(a) the Territorial Commander for the time being of the Governing Council of The Salvation Army Canada West;

(b) the Chief Secretary for the time being of The Governing Council of The Salvation Army Canada West;

(c) the Territorial Women's Social Service Secretary for the time being of The Governing Council of The Salvation Army Canada West;

(d) the Territorial Financial Secretary for the time being of The Governing Council of The Salvation Army Canada West;

(e) the Divisional Commander for the time being of The Salvation Army in Manitoba;

(f) the President for the time being of the medical staff of the hospital or hospitals operated by the corporation;

(g) not less than seven nor more than 15 persons appointed by the Territorial Commander for the time being of the Governing Council of The Salvation Army Canada West in addition to the foregoing, of whom not less than two shall be members of the Citizens' Advisory Board of Winnipeg to The Salvation Army in Manitoba, who shall continue to hold office and act as members of the board of management until their successors are from time to time appointed.

Vacancies

3(2)

If any member of the board of management appointed under clause (1)(g) dies, resigns, becomes incapable, ceases to reside in Canada or refuses or neglects to act, or if a majority of the board of management decides to remove a member, the Territorial Commander for the time being of The Governing Council of The Salvation Army Canada West may appoint another to replace the member or fill the vacancy so created, and if there is no Territorial Commander the remaining members of the board of management may replace the member or fill the vacancy so created.

Chairman and vice-chairman

4(1)

The board of management shall, from time to time, appoint from among its members a chairman, a vice-chairman and such other officers as it may from time to time consider necessary.

Standing committees

4(2)

The board of management may appoint the following committees as well as the members thereof for the conduct of the business of the corporation:

(a) The Finance Committee;

(b) The Planning Committee;

(c) The Joint Conference Committee;

(d) The Public Relations Committee.

Special committees

4(3)

The board of management may also appoint such additional committees, for such terms of office and made up of such persons, either from among its own members or otherwise, as it may from time to time determine.

Other powers of board

5

The board of management shall have power to make by-laws, rules and regulations, not being contrary to law or the provisions of this Act, for all purposes relating to the board of management of, and any property belonging to, the corporation, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, to the ownership or operation of a general hospital or hospitals as a hospital is defined in The Hospitals Act including an institution or other facility under The Mental Health Act, and generally, for the purposes of the corporation.

Note: This Act replaces S.M. 1904, c. 71.