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When any diocese now or hereafter created in this State under and by virtue of the authority of the general convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America shall desire to incorporate, the convention of the diocese may, at any regular meeting thereof, in which a majority of the parishes belonging thereto are represented by both clerical and lay deputies, declare their desire and intention to become such corporation by resolution. A copy of such resolution, together with a certificate stating the name of such diocese and the name of its president, secretary and standing committee, which shall consist of not less than four clerical and four lay members, duly signed by such president and secretary in the presence of one of the judges of the Superior Court or one of the justices of the Supreme Court, shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State. Thereupon such convention shall be a corporation by the name or title stated in such certificate.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 16. Corporations and Associations, Religious 16 § 12-18 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-16-corporations-and-associations-religious/nj-st-sect-16-12-18.html
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