2016 Delaware Code
Title 27 - Religion
§ 101. Formation; increasing or decreasing number of trustees.

27 DE Code § 101 (2016) What's This?

(a) Any religious society or congregation consisting of 15 or more persons may become incorporated by the election of not less than 3 trustees and the taking of a name and certifying the same under the hands and seals of the trustees to the Recorder of Deeds.

(b)(1) Such society or congregation may from time to time increase the number of trustees and may decrease the number to not less than 3 by a vote of the society or congregation at a public meeting called for that purpose in the same manner as provided in § 105 of this title for the election of trustees, voting and counting the votes as provided therein.

(2) If the society or congregation by a plurality of votes of the members present determines to increase or diminish the number of trustees, such fact shall be certified to the Recorder in the county in which such society or congregation has property, to be by him recorded in the deed records thereof, which certificate shall set forth the number of trustees heretofore contained in the act of incorporation and the number fixed by the meeting provided for by this chapter and shall be signed by a majority of the new board of trustees. The Recorder shall receive the same fees now provided by law for like services.

26 Del. Laws, c. 89, § 1; Code 1915, § 2164; Code 1935, § 2471; 27 Del. C. 1953, § 101; 50 Del. Laws, c. 70, § 1; 54 Del. Laws, c. 91.;

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