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Statute: 16:19-2

Any association enumerated in section 16:19-1 of this Title may, by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of the association, held in their regular place of meeting and called by them upon ten days' notice in writing set up at such place in plain view, adopt a name, constitution and by-laws, elect a board of directors, not to exceed thirty (except that in the case of a Young Men's Christian Association, a Young Men's Hebrew Association, a Young Women's Hebrew Association or a Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association such board may be of any number), and declare themselves incorporated by such name. A copy of the resolution, with the names of the directors, together with a copy of the official seal of the association, certified, under oath, to be correct by the officers of the meeting or meetings at which such resolution was adopted, directors elected and seal adopted, shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the county in which the association is located, for which service the county clerk shall be entitled to receive the fee provided in section 22:2-19 of the Title Fees and Costs. Thereupon the association shall be a corporation, with all the powers conferred by article one, of chapter one, of this Title (s. 16:1-1 et seq.). Amended by L.1939, c. 231, p. 628, s. 1, eff. July 18, 1939; L.1949, c. 12, p. 49, s. 1; L.1953, c. 64, p. 976, s. 1, eff. April 2, 1953.

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