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Statute: 16:17-6

For such incorporated church the trustees elected in accordance with the provisions of this chapter shall have power to: Have perpetual succession by its corporate name; Sue and be sued; Adopt and use a common seal and alter the same; Purchase, acquire, receive, have and hold any lands, tenements, hereditaments, legacies, donations, moneys, goods and chattels in trust for the use of the enrolled members of such church, and to sell, grant, convey, mortgage, lease, assign or otherwise dispose of the same or any part thereof; provided, that no such sale, conveyance, mortgage or lease of any real property held in trust as aforesaid shall be made unless previously authorized by two-thirds of the votes cast at a regular or special meeting of its enrolled members in good and regular standing and of full age, duly called for that purpose. Every church incorporated according to the provisions of this chapter shall have power to adopt a constitution and make such by-laws as are not inconsistent with the constitution or laws of the United States of America or of this State, or with the provisions of the constitution, by-laws and rules of the said New Jersey State Association of Spiritualists. Amended by L.1953, c. 16, p. 149, s. 16, eff. March 19, 1953.

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