This is an unofficial archived version of The Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk Incorporation Act
as enacted by SM 1990-91, c. 1 on November 14, 1990.

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R.S.M. 1990, c. 204

The Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk Incorporation Act

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WHEREAS there existed in the Province of Manitoba an association of religious ladies under the name of Les Ursulines du Sacré-Cœur having for its objects the education, instruction and moral training of pupils in convents and schools;

AND WHEREAS the association had such a convent in the Village of Bruxelles, in the Province of Manitoba;

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

AND WHEREAS their prayer was granted, and resulted in the enactment of An Act to Incorporate "Les Ursulines du Sacre-Cœur", assented to February 17, 1922;

AND WHEREAS the name of the corporation was subsequently changed to Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk;

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:



Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk (hereinafter referred to as "the corporation") is continued as a corporation consisting of those persons who are members on the coming into force of this Act and such other persons as, under the provisions of this Act, become members of the said association.



The corporation may possess, have, receive, acquire by purchase, gift, devise or otherwise such lands, money, mortgages, securities or other property in this province for the uses and purposes of the said association, and may sell, alienate, mortgage, build upon and dispose of the same, and acquire others in their stead for the same purposes.



The corporation may borrow money on mortgage of real and personal property or on promissory note.



The corporation may from time to time establish and maintain any number of branches, and in connection therewith may appoint officers with such power and tenure of office as may be deemed advisable.



The corporation may make by-laws, rules, orders and regulations for the government and proper administration of its property, affairs and interests.



The affairs of the corporation shall be managed by the members thereof for the time being in accordance with the by-laws, rules and regulations established from time to time by its members.  The by-laws, rules and regulations shall be entered in a book and evidenced by the signature of the mother superior and the seal of the corporation.

Execution of documents


All transfers, deeds of sale, leases, mortgages and other documents and instruments shall be executed with the seal of the corporation attested by the signature of the mother superior and of the mother secretary.

Head office


The head office of the corporation shall be at the Village of Bruxelles or at such other place in Manitoba as may from time to time be determined by by-law.



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. 1922, c. 74.