2017 Mississippi Code
Title 79 - Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Chapter 15 - Investment Trusts
General Provisions
§ 79-15-23. How investment trust sued

Universal Citation: MS Code § 79-15-23 (2017)
  • (1) An investment trust may sue or be sued as a separate and distinct entity, under the name set forth in the declaration of trust, and it shall not be necessary to join the trustees individually or the holders of certificates of beneficial interest as parties plaintiff or defendant. An investment trust may be sued, at law or in equity, for debts and other obligations incurred by the trustees in the performance of their duties under the declaration of trust, and for damages to third persons resulting from the negligence of such trustees in the performance of their duties under the declaration of trust, and its property shall be subject to attachment and execution, all in like manner as if it were a corporation.
  • (2) The trustees shall severally be agents for service of process upon an investment trust. An investment trust organized pursuant to this chapter shall be deemed to be domiciled in the State of Mississippi and in the county of its principal office and place of business within that state, without regard to the residence of the trustees.
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