2018 Mississippi Code
Title 79 - Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Chapter 15 - Investment Trusts
§ 79-15-5. Organization.
(1) An investment trust may be established by a declaration of trust, duly executed by three or more trustees, for any lawful purpose including, but not limited to, acquiring, managing, improving, leasing, dealing in, selling, or otherwise alienating, mortgaging, or otherwise encumbering, real and personal property of all kinds, and descriptions, including, dealing in, purchasing, holding, selling and exchanging stocks, bonds, mortgages, deeds of trust and other securities of all kinds and descriptions; receiving the income, dividends, rents, profits and returns therefrom, and investing same or distributing same to the beneficial owners of the trust in accordance with the terms of the declaration of trust.
(2) At all times during the existence of the investment trust, at least one of the trustees shall be a natural person and a resident of the State of Mississippi. The other trustees need not be natural persons or residents of this state unless the declaration of trust or bylaws so require. The declaration of trust or bylaws may provide other or additional qualifications for the trustees consistent with this chapter.