WHEREAS the Parliament of Victoria has from time to time by appropriation made grants of money to the unincorporated body known as the Victorian State Centre of the Surf Life Saving Association of Australia for the provision of buildings and equipment and for administrative purposes:
AND WHEREAS the said body is to be incorporated as a company under the provisions of the Companies Act 1961:
(a) it is desirable in the interests of the State that the buildings for which grants of money were so made be erected on Crown land; and
(b) it is expedient in the interests of public safety that the said body should be encouraged to preserve and maintain the said buildings and its equipment by making land available to it under a secure form of tenure:
BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly of Victoria in this present Parliament assembled and by the authority of the same as follows (that is to say):
1. Short title
This Act may be cited as the Land (Surf Life Saving Association) Act 1967
In this Act unless inconsistent with the context or subject-matter—
"Association" means the Victorian State Centre of the Surf Life Saving Association of Australia;
"ocean foreshore reserve"
S. 2 def. of "ocean foreshore reserve" amended by No. 9212 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2).
means any Crown land abutting on or adjacent to the coastline of Victoria (not being any part of the coastline which is within Port Phillip Bay) which has been reserved either temporarily or permanently for any purpose under section 4 of the Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978
or any corresponding previous enactment.
3. Power to grant leases of land in ocean foreshore reserves
S. 3(1) amended by No. 9212 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2).
(1) Upon the incorporation of the Association as a company under the provisions of the Companies Act 1961
the Governor in Council may notwithstanding anything in the Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978
grant leases to the Association of Crown land not exceeding half an acre in area within any ocean foreshore reserve.
(2) A lease under this section—
(a) shall be for the purposes of surf club activities including social activities and the provision of residential quarters for patrol members of surf clubs affiliated with the Association;
(b) shall be at an annual rent of $10;
(c) shall be for a term not exceeding twenty-one years;
(d) shall provide for the payment to the committee of management of the reserve within which the land leased is situated of such annual amount on such terms and conditions as the committee of management and the Association agree upon or in default of agreement as the Minister determines; and
(e) shall contain such other covenants and conditions as the Governor in Council thinks fit.
4. No liability to attach to Crown
No person or body of persons whatsoever or whosoever shall be entitled to receive or shall receive from the Crown any money or consideration or compensation in respect of or in any manner whatsoever arising out of any matter or thing under this Act.
The Land (Surf Life Saving Association) Act 1967
was assented to on 15 March 1967 and came into operation on 15 March 1967.
Table of Amendments
This Version incorporates amendments made to the Land (Surf Life Saving Association) Act 1967
by Acts and subordinate instruments.
Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978, No. 9212/1978
1.3.79: Government Gazette 21.2.79 p. 441
All of Act in operation
No entries at date of publication.