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Section: Rights of juveniles

Statute: 16:1-40

Any diocesan convention, presbytery, classis, synod, annual conference or other governing body having jurisdiction over a number of incorporated or unincorporated churches, congregations or societies of any church or religious denomination in this state, may, at any stated or regularly convened meeting, elect or appoint trustees for the purpose of establishing, erecting, maintaining and managing a cathedral church and other cathedral foundations in and for the diocese or other jurisdiction. The trustees so elected or appointed shall become a corporation in the following manner: The presiding officer and clerk or secretary of the governing body shall, under its direction, and after such election or appointment, prepare a certificate in writing, under their hands and seals, containing: a. The name or title by which the corporation shall be known; b. The names of the trustees and their terms of office; and c. The object for which they are incorporated. This certificate shall be duly acknowledged by the presiding officer or secretary and shall be filed by them in the office of the secretary of state, whereupon such trustees shall be a corporation by the name so chosen.

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