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Such an action may be brought by any member or officer of such classis having ecclesiastical jurisdiction over the same, when duly authorized by the classis. If necessary or proper so to do, for any of the causes mentioned in section 16:13-15 of this Title, the court shall declare such church or society extinct, dissolving the same and transferring to and vesting in the classis having such ecclesiastical jurisdiction, any property and the title and possession thereof, which may belong to the church or society, or which may be held in trust for it, in as full and ample a manner as the same shall theretofore have been vested in the consistory or persons or body holding the same in trust for such church, society and congregation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 16. Corporations and Associations, Religious 16 § 13-16 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-16-corporations-and-associations-religious/nj-st-sect-16-13-16.html
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