N.Y. Religious Corporations Law Section 210
Incorporation of church connected with supreme council of Independent Associated Spiritualists


A meeting for incorporating or reincorporating a church in connection with the supreme council of the Independent Associated Spiritualists, Incorporated, shall be held in pursuance of the preceding provisions of this article. Such meeting shall be held and such church shall be subject to the following provisions:

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Notice of meeting for incorporation. Notice of the meeting must have attached thereto the endorsement and consent of the supreme council of the Independent Associated Spiritualists;

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The meeting for incorporation. The meeting shall be called to order by a person delegated to do so by the supreme councilor or his representative;

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The certificate of incorporation. The certificate of incorporation shall have attached thereto the endorsement and consent of the supreme council of the Independent Associated Spiritualists and the name of such church as adopted shall thereafter have affixed “In connection with the supreme council of the Independent Associated Spiritualists, Incorporated,” or “Affiliated with the supreme council of the Independent Associated Spiritualists, Incorporated,” as the case may be;

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Rules and regulations. A church incorporated or reincorporated under the provisions of this section shall be subject to the rules and regulations of the supreme council of the Independent Associated Spiritualists;

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Trustees. The trustees of a church incorporated under this section shall also be the spiritual officers of such church;

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Election of ministers. No church may engage or retain a minister not certified as in good standing by the supreme council;

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Licenses and certificates. Only persons holding a minister’s license or a certificate of proficiency from the supreme council shall conduct services or classes in any church, incorporated under this section.

Source: Section 210 — Incorporation of church connected with supreme council of Independent Associated Spiritualists, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RCO/210 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

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Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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