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Section: Existing boards, commissions and public bodies continued

Statute: 14:13-13

A corporation incorporated under the laws of this state prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five shall be presumed to have been dissolved and its directors to have become trustees for the purpose of winding up its affairs, when any deed for the conveyance of any real estate of said corporation shall have been of record in the office of the clerk or register of deeds and mortgages of any county of this state for a period of at least ten years, and which deed recites that the corporate existence of said corporation has been dissolved, and that the persons executing said deed are the trustees of said corporation, having been former directors thereof, and empowered by law to close up its affairs. Any statement therein contained as to who were, at the time of the execution of said deed, the surviving trustees of said corporation, shall be presumptive proof thereof. L.1915, c. 62, s. 1, p. 104, [1924 Suppl. s. 47-174].

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