National Trust (Northern Ireland) Act 2007
|Document Number:||2007 CHAPTER iii|
|Coming into force:||Coming into force on the 26/07/2007|
An Act to make provisions as to the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty in relation to Northern Ireland.
[26 th July 2007]
The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (“the National Trust”) was incorporated by the National Trust Act 1907 (c. cxxxvi):
In accordance with the said Act of 1907 the National Trust was established for the general purposes of promoting the permanent preservation for the benefit of the nation of lands and tenements, including buildings, of beauty or historic interest, and as regards lands for the preservation, so far as practicable, of their natural aspect, features and animal and plant life:
The purposes of the National Trust were extended and further powers were conferred on the National Trust by various enactments having effect in England and Wales and in Northern Ireland:
By a scheme given effect by the Charities (National Trust) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/712) the functions of the Council of the National Trust were transferred to a body constituted by the scheme called the Board of Trustees and having the functions of trustees of the National Trust:
It is expedient that provisions should be made as to the exercise by the said Board of Trustees in relation to Northern Ireland of functions originally conferred on the Council of the National Trust:
It is expedient that the other provisions contained in this Act should be enacted:
The objects of this Act cannot be attained without the authority of Parliament:
May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted, by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
(1) This Act may be cited as the National Trust (Northern Ireland) Act 2007.
(2) The National Trust Act 1907 (c. cxxxvi) and the National Trust Charity Scheme Confirmation Act 1919 (c. lxxxiv) (so far as they are applicable in Northern Ireland) , the National Trust Act (Northern Ireland) 1946 (c. i) (NI) and the National Trust Act 1953 (c. vii) (so far as it is applicable in Northern Ireland) may be cited together as the National Trust (Northern Ireland) Acts 1907 to 1953.
(3) The National Trust (Northern Ireland) Acts 1907 to 1953 and this Act may be cited together as the National Trust (Northern Ireland) Acts 1907 to 2007.
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