2016 Delaware Code
Title 27 - Religion
§ 111. Validating certain religious corporations.

27 DE Code § 111 (2016) What's This?

All religious corporations of this State incorporated prior to March 14, 1911, under the General Corporation Law and all religious corporations of this State incorporated since March 10, 1899, under Chapter 39 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, as published in 1893, and under §§ 115-118 of this title are good, valid, lawful and effective in law and all lands vested in, conveyed to and by such corporations shall vest a good fee simple title or other estate therein purported to be conveyed, and all acts and things done or to be done by such corporations or their officers in the usual and due course of the business of such corporations and within the lawful scope of the rights and powers conferred by the respective acts under which they were incorporated, and in pursuance of the lawful purposes for which such corporations were created, are good, valid, lawful and effective to perform and do what they purport to perform and do. The record of any such deed recorded or to be recorded, or other completed act done or to be done, or any office copy of such deed or other act, shall be admitted in evidence in all courts of this State, and shall be valid and conclusive evidence, with the same force and effect as if no doubt existed as to the validity of the incorporation of such religious societies under either chapter.

26 Del. Laws, c. 90; Code 1915, § 2180; Code 1935, § 2487; 27 Del. C. 1953, § 111.;

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