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Section: Criteria for placing juvenile in detention.

Statute: 16:1-34

Every association of persons composed of representatives from religious societies or congregations of Christians may, at any regular meeting of the association, by a majority vote, by ballot or otherwise, according to the constitution or by-laws of the association, elect any number of members of such association, not exceeding seven, to be its trustees, for the purpose of incorporating such association as hereinafter provided. Such trustees shall proceed in the manner provided in section 16:1-2 of this title, transmitting the certificate therein provided for to the clerk of the county in which the association shall have held the meeting at which the trustees shall have been elected, whereupon they and their successors shall be a corporation by the name of incorporation so taken, certified and recorded, with all the powers enumerated in section 16:1-4 of this title, so far as the same may be consistent with and appropriate to the purposes for which such corporation is formed. The proceedings, orders, acts and resolutions of a majority of all the trustees, but not of a less number, shall be valid and effectual.

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