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      RS 12:483     


§483.  Certificate of incorporation; form and contents

The certificate of incorporation shall be in the form provided by law for all religious corporations and must in addition recite therein that the purpose and intent of the corporation is to maintain, propagate, practice and forever perpetuate religious worship, service, sacraments and teachings in full accordance and unity with the doctrine, ritual, canon law, faith, practice, discipline, traditions and usages of the Orthodox Church and for the carrying out of the said purpose and intent to maintain a religious organization which will be adherent and obedient to the Orthodox ecclesiastical jurisdiction and authority and which shall recognize and remain subject to the duly appointed and canonical Orthodox hierarch, archbishop, bishop or administrator appropriate for the Orthodox communicant members comprising the same.

Acts 1954, No. 226, §3.  Renumbered from R.S.1950, §12:393 by Acts 1968, No. 105, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1969.  

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