2018 Code of Alabama
Title 10A - ALABAMA BUSINESS AND NONPROFIT ENTITIES CODE.
Chapter 20 - SPECIAL PURPOSE ENTITIES.
Article 8 - Local Fraternal Orders.
Section 10A-20-8.02 - Right of majority group of local organization in fraternal property.
The right and equity are hereby recognized and declared on behalf of the majority group of any local organization owning title to or an interest in fraternal property to preserve and protect the same from impairment or loss, to prevent fraternal property held subject to the trust clause from being converted to or used for an unintended or different use or purpose due to a change of social policies of the parent organization, and to be relieved of a material miscarriage of intent or understanding, failure of or departure from the intent or understanding of the local organization, or the majority group thereof, with respect to its use of the fraternal property or the conduct of its traditional social practices due to a change of social policies of the parent organization or of any one or more of its affiliated organizations.(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 176, p. 2137, §2; §10-4-171; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §338.)