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Statute: 16:1-27

When real estate has been conveyed or devised to any unincorporated religious association, society, meeting, congregation or organization, or to any persons as officers, trustees or otherwise on behalf of or in the interest of such religious body, upon condition that the same shall be held in trust for specific uses, or the rents, issues and profits be appropriated to specific uses and purposes, and such religious body subsequently becomes incorporated, then the title to such real estate shall vest in the incorporated association, society, meeting, congregation or organization as effectually as if it had been incorporated at the time of such conveyance or devise and such conveyance or devise had been made directly to the incorporated body. Such corporation shall have the same right to convey such real estate as the unincorporated body or such persons had, and any deed made by the corporation, its trustees or officers, shall be valid and effectual.

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