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Statute: 16:1-1

16:1-1. Members of every religious society or congregation, entitled to protection in the free use of their religion by the constitution and laws of this State, may assemble at their usual place of meeting for public worship, at any time agreed upon by them, after at least ten days' notice of the time and purpose of assembling, given by an advertisement set up in open view at or near the place of meeting and when so assembled a plurality of votes of the members of such society or congregation over 18 years of age who regularly contribute to its support and who are present at such meeting, may elect any number of such society or congregation to be its trustees for the purpose of incorporating such society or congregation as provided in section 16:1-2 of this title. Amended 2007, c.231.

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