An Act to dedicate certain land at Parramatta as a public park; to make provision for the appointment of trustees thereof; to confer and impose certain powers, authorities, duties and functions on such trustees; and for purposes connected therewith.
1 Name of Act
This Act may be cited as the Parramatta Methodist Cemetery Act 1961.
2 Dedication of land in Schedule as a public park
(1) The land described in the Schedule to this Act is hereby dedicated as a public park and the said land shall be deemed to be a public park within the meaning of the Public Parks Act 1912, as amended by subsequent Acts, and the Council of the City of Parramatta (hereinafter referred to as the Council) shall be trustees of the said land for all purposes of that Act, as so amended, and shall be deemed to have been appointed pursuant to that Act to be the trustees of the said land.(2) The said park shall be maintained by the Council as a rest park and garden area and, notwithstanding anything in any other Act, the Council shall not use the said park or permit the same to be used for any other purpose.(3) (Repealed)s 2: Am 1976 No 63, Sch 1.
3 Removal of human remains, headstones, etc
(1) The Council shall, as soon as practicable after the commencement of this Act:(a) compile a register of the names of and other relevant information in respect of persons buried in the said land, so far as such names and information can by reasonable diligence be obtained, and deposit and maintain such register at the offices of the Council at Parramatta so as to be available for inspection by any interested person from time to time.(b)–(e) (Repealed)(2)–(5) (Repealed)s 3: Am 1976 No 63, Sch 1.
(Section 2)ALL THAT piece or parcel of land containing by admeasurement 1 acre be the same more or less situate in the County of Cumberland Parish of Field of Mars being allotment 7 section 34 Town of Parramatta shown on plan catalogued C102–730 at the Department of Lands, Sydney.