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Said common trust fund, shall be designated as the Diocesan Investment Trust of the Diocese of ․․․․․․․․․․ (name of Diocese) and shall be under the management and control of trustees who shall be elected as provided by the canons or by-laws of the Diocesan Convention of the Diocese in which said investment trust fund is created. The trustees of said fund, and their successors, shall be incorporated by filing a certificate under the hand and seal of the president and secretary of the convention stating the corporate name, as aforesaid, and also the names of such trustees, in the office of the Secretary of State and, thereupon, such trustees and their successors shall be a corporation under the name and title so certified with the following powers:
a. Have perpetual succession as such corporation;
b. Sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court;
c. Adopt and use a common seal and alter and renew the same at pleasure;
d. Appoint and employ such officers, agents, employees, advisers, banks and trust companies as may be necessary in the proper management of said trust and fix their compensation;
e. Make by-laws and rules consistent with law, for the regulation and management of its affairs properties and institutions;
f. Acquire, purchase, receive, have and hold and take by devise, bequest or gift without limit, real and personal property of all kinds, church edifices, schoolhouses, college buildings, parsonages, sisters' houses, hospitals, orphan asylums, and all other kinds of religious, ecclesiastical, educational and charitable institutions, and the lands whereon the same are or may be erected, and cemeteries or burial places, and any real estate suitable for any or all of said purposes;
g. Lease, grant, sell and dispose of all or any part of such property;
h. Borrow money for the purposes of the corporation, and give bonds and mortgages therefor on any part of its property;
i. Exercise any corporate powers necessary and proper for the carrying out of the above-enumerated powers and the purposes of the corporation and its institutions.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 16. Corporations and Associations, Religious 16 § 12-28 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-16-corporations-and-associations-religious/nj-st-sect-16-12-28/
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