2010 Maryland Code
CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
TITLE 5 - SPECIAL TYPES OF CORPORATIONS
Subtitle 3 - Religious Corporations
Section 5-311 - Members may organize another church.

§ 5-311. Members may organize another church.
 

(a)  Separation and new organization.- Members of a church may separate from the church, form a house of worship, and employ a minister if: 

(1) They are of sufficient number to form a house of worship and maintain a minister; and 

(2) All debts and contracts incurred by them as members of the original church are discharged. 

(b)  New church entitled to benefits of incorporation.- When incorporated, the new church is entitled to the benefits of this subtitle relating to religious corporations. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 23, § 266; 1975, ch. 311, § 2.] 
 

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