Local Government Act, 1955

Incorporation of commissioners of town which is not an urban district.

65.—The following provisions shall have effect in relation to the commissioners of a town which is not an urban district:—

(a) the commissioners shall become and be for all purposes a body corporate with perpetual succession by the name of “the _______ Town Commissioners” (the name of the town being inserted);

(b) the commissioners may sue and be sued in their corporate name and may hold and dispose of land for the purposes of their powers and duties;

(c) the commissioners shall have a common seal which shall be judicially noticed;

(d) all property which, immediately before the commencement of this section, was vested in or held in trust by any person for the purposes of the commissioners shall, without any conveyance or assignment, become and be vested in the commissioners;

(e) if at any time an order is made under section 76 of the Act of 1946 changing the name of the town, the name of the commissioners shall, as from the coming into operation of such order, stand changed correspondingly.