2019 Mississippi Code
Title 79 - Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships
Chapter 4 - Mississippi Business Corporation Act
Article 15 - Foreign Corporations.
Subarticle C - Revocation of Certificate of Authority.
§ 79-4-15.33. Appeal from denial of reinstatement

Universal Citation: MS Code § 79-4-15.33 (2019)
  • (a) If the Secretary of State denies a foreign corporation’s application for reinstatement following administrative revocation, he shall serve the corporation with a written communication that explains the reason or reasons for denial.

  • (b) The corporation may appeal the denial of reinstatement to the Chancery Court of the First Judicial District of Hinds County or the chancery court of the county where the corporation is domiciled or where the corporation’s principal office is located within thirty (30) days after service of the communication of denial is perfected. The corporation appeals by petitioning the court to set aside the revocation and attaching to the petition copies of the Secretary of State’s communication of denial.

  • (c) The court may summarily order the Secretary of State to reinstate the revoked corporation or may take other action the court considers appropriate.

  • (d) The court’s final decision may be appealed as in other civil proceedings.

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