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Act 29 of 1901
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FREE METHODIST CHURCHES

Act 29 of 1901

AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of Free Methodist churches; and to impose certain duties upon the department of commerce.


History: 1901, Act 29, Imd. Eff. Mar. 26, 1901 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 445, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 458.81SectionFree Methodist church; incorporators.
Section 458.82SectionArticles of association and certificate of consent; execution.
Section 458.83SectionArticles and certificate of consent; contents, form.
Section 458.84SectionArticles of association; execution; acknowledgment; retention of copy; filing articles and certificate of consent; body politic or corporation; name; powers, rights, and privileges.
Section 458.85SectionChurch government; ecclesiastical polity.
Section 458.86SectionSecular affairs, management; board of trustees, election, term, vacancies.
Section 458.87SectionPowers of corporation; execution of legal documents; rights of ministers and district elders.
Section 458.88SectionAmendment of articles; procedure.
Section 458.89SectionSale or mortgage of real estate to pay debts or for re-investment; title, passing to annual conference; license to sell; procedure.
Section 458.90SectionReincorporation under act; procedure.
Section 458.91SectionConstruction of inconsistent acts.
Section 458.92SectionTrustees; evidence of authority.
Section 458.93SectionExtension of corporate existence; adoption and filing of resolution; term; property and contract rights; corporate identity.
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