2016 Delaware Code
Title 27 - Religion
CHAPTER 1. RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES AND CORPORATIONS
§ 118. Conveyances to Roman Catholic Church corporations; prior gifts to inure to benefit of newly formed corporations.
Any person, individual or corporation holding land or goods and chattels or any interest therein in trust for any particular church or congregation, church society, congregation of the denomination wherein a Roman Catholic Church corporation is formed in accordance with the terms of this chapter, who conveys the same to the corporation as soon as possible after its formation under the terms of this chapter and any gift, devise, or bequest made to any such congregation, or to any person, individual or corporation in trust therefor, shall inure to the benefit of the corporation to be formed in such congregation (if any such corporation is so formed according to the terms of this chapter), whether the corporation is or is not accurately described in such gift, devise or bequest, provided that the intention of the donor or testator is clear that the same should inure to the benefit of the congregation.
19 Del. Laws, c. 599, § 4; Code 1915, § 2179; Code 1935, § 2486; 27 Del. C. 1953, § 118.;
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