2019 Massachusetts General Laws
Part I - Administration of the Government
Title XXII - Corporations
Chapter 180 - Corporations for Charitable and Certain Other Purposes
Section 16 - Approval of Certificate of Organization
Section 16. The state secretary shall not endorse his approval upon the certificate of organization of any such corporation, unless satisfied that the purposes thereof are lawful, that its by-laws are consistent with law and conform to the requirements of the two following sections.