a. The inhabitants of each of the several boroughs are hereby continued as a body
politic and corporate in law as heretofore constituted and established and shall be
known by the name of “the borough of ․․․․․․, in the county of ․․․․․․” (as the case may be), and the boundaries of the several boroughs shall be and remain
as heretofore established by law.
b. Each borough governed by the laws pertaining to the borough form of government
shall have full power to sue and be sued and have a corporate seal.
c. Any existing borough may, by resolution of the council, adopt a name, as prescribed
in subsection a. of this section, and the borough clerk shall then file a copy of
the resolution adopting said name with the county clerk, certified by the borough
clerk. After the filing of such certificate said borough shall be known and designated
by the name so adopted, but no suit, proceeding or instrument shall abate or in anywise
be affected by any change of corporate name.
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