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Section: Public institutions and agencies; effect of repealer thereon

Statute: 16:1-20

Whenever two or more incorporated religious societies of the same denomination agree to consolidate or unite into one, with the approval thereof by the presbytery, classis or other like governing body of their denomination within whose jurisdiction they are located, the trustees, or other like bodies of the two societies, may make a certificate under the seal of each corporation, signed by the president and attested by the secretary of each, setting forth that such societies have consolidated or united and the name selected for the new organization, which certificate shall be transmitted to the clerk of the county in which they are located, who shall forthwith record the same. Thereupon the societies shall be consolidated or united into one corporation under the name so selected.

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