N.Y. Religious Corporations Law Section 106
Incorporation of churches of Orthodox Church in America

An unincorporated American Orthodox church in this state may be incorporated by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate of incorporation, stating the corporate name by which such church shall be known and the county, town, city or village where its principal place of worship is or is intended to be located. There shall be attached to such certificate the permission to incorporate signed by the metropolitan archbishop or other primate or hierarch of the Orthodox Church in America, or by the locum tenens acting in his place. Such certificate of incorporation shall be executed and acknowledged by six lay members of such church. On filing such certificate such church shall be a corporation by the name stated in the certificate.

Source: Section 106 — Incorporation of churches of Orthodox Church in America, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RCO/106 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

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