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Section: General rules of construction

Statute: 15A:9-1

a. A corporation may amend its certificate of incorporation from time to time in any and as many respects as may be desired as long as the amendment contains only those provisions as might lawfully be contained in an original certificate of incorporation filed at the time of making the amendment. b. In particular, and without limitation upon the general power of amendment granted by subsection a. of this section, a corporation may amend its certificate of incorporation: (1) To change its corporate name; (2) To enlarge, limit or otherwise change its corporate purposes or powers; (3) To provide for expansion or limitation on eligibility requirements for membership; (4) To increase or decrease the number of trustees or their powers; (5) To create new classes of members, to divide any class of members into one or more classes of members, and to transfer members from one class to another; (6) To become a corporation with members or without members; (7) To extend its period of duration; or (8) To strike out, change or add any provision not inconsistent with law for the management and conduct of the affairs of the corporation, or creating, defining, limiting and regulating the powers of the corporation, its trustees and members or any class of members, including any provision which under this act is required or permitted to be set forth in the bylaws. L.1983, c. 127, s. 15A:9-1, eff. Oct. 1, 1983.

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