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(a) A religious society or a religious corporation formed under section 33-264a and any corporation or voluntary association formed under part II of this chapter 1 may hold, manage, acquire, purchase, sell, convey and have and exercise any rights of ownership in real and personal property for the use and support of public worship or for any ecclesiastical, missionary, charitable or educational purpose. Grants, donations, devises and bequests of real and personal property may be received and held in trust or otherwise for such purposes.
(b) A religious society may, in its charter or by bylaw or otherwise, adopt provisions relative to its membership, affairs and government.
(c) A religious corporation may, in its charter or by bylaw or otherwise, adopt provisions relative to its membership, affairs and government and shall have in addition to those powers granted in this part all the powers enumerated in section 33-1036. A corporation which is organized under any other law of this state and which is formed for public worship shall have, in addition to all other powers conferred by law, the powers conferred on religious corporations under the provisions of subsection (a) of this section.
(d) A member of a religious society or of a religious corporation shall not be liable for any obligation to the creditors of such religious society or religious corporation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Connecticut General Statutes Title 33. Corporations § 33-264c. Powers - last updated June 28, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ct/title-33-corporations/ct-gen-st-sect-33-264c/
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