2016 Delaware Code
Title 27 - Religion
§ 117. Filling vacancies among corporators of Roman Catholic Church corporations; change of name.

27 DE Code § 117 (2016) What's This?

(a)(1) If at any time 1 of the annually elected corporators of a Roman Catholic Church corporation dies, resigns or becomes disqualified by ceasing to be a pewholder of the church, it shall be competent for the remaining members of the corporation to appoint a successor to the one so dying, resigning or becoming disqualified, which successor shall hold office until someone to fill his place shall be chosen at the next annual meeting of the congregation.

(2) If at any time the member annually appointed by the ordinary of the diocese dies or resigns, it shall be competent for the ordinary to fill the vacancy in the corporation by appointing another person to serve for the remainder of the term of the one so dying or resigning and until a successor thereto shall be duly chosen according to the terms of this chapter.

(b) If at any time the corporators for the time being think it wise to change the name of the corporation, they may do the same by a certificate under their hands and seals to be acknowledged and recorded as provided for in the case of the original certificate mentioned in § 115 of this title.

19 Del. Laws, c. 599, § 3; Code 1915, § 2178; Code 1935, § 2485; 27 Del. C. 1953, § 117.;

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