Church of Scotland Kirk Sessions Act,1899


Act No : 23

Section : Scotch Kirk Sessions to be bodies corporate.

2. Scotch Kirk Sessions to be bodies corporate.-(1) Every KirkSession which has been, or may hereafter be, duly constituted to be aChurch Court for ecclesiastical purposes in pursuance of an Act of theGeneral Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is hereby declared to be,and the same shall be, a body corporate having perpetual successionand a common seal. (2) A notification by the Central Government in the OfficialGazette that a Kirk Session has been duly constituted 4* in pursuanceof an Act of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland shall beconclusive proof that it has been so constituted.---------------------------------------------------------------------1 Subs. by the A. O. 1950 for "the Provinces".2 Subs. by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956, for "Part B States".3 The word "and" and sub-section (3) rep. by Act 10 of 1914, s. 3and Sch. II.4 For notification declaring the Kirk Sessions at Calcutta, Madras,Bombay and Allahabad to be duly constituted, see Gazette of India,1900, Pt. I, p. 484; for similar notifications in respect of the KirkSession at Simla and the Kirk Session at Poona, see ibid., 1904, Pt.I, p. 831, and ibid., 1905, Pt. I, p. 706, respectively.60


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