2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 46 - Property
Section 46:7-6 - Conveyances To Clubs Prior To Incorporation Valid After Incorporation
46:7-6. Conveyances to clubs prior to incorporation valid after incorporation
Where any club, society, association or other body has failed, although required by law so to do, to execute, record and file a lawful and proper certificate of incorporation in the manner provided by Title 15, Corporations and Associations Not for Profit, or by any law in force at the time when any such club, society or body was incorporated or attempted to be incorporated until after the making, execution and recording of any conveyance of real estate to or in favor thereof, as grantee therein, every such conveyance shall be as valid and effectual in law as if made, executed and recorded thereto after the making, recording and filing of a lawful and proper certificate of incorporation, and as if made to such club, society, association or other body during the period of its lawful corporate existence; and the record of any such conveyance so made to any such club, society, association or other body prior to the making, recording and filing of its certificate of incorporation as aforesaid shall be of the same force and effect as if such conveyance had been made, executed and recorded subsequently to the making, recording and filing of such certificate of incorporation, and shall be admissible as evidence as fully and completely for all purposes as if such conveyances had been made and recorded during the proper and lawful corporate existence of such club, society, association or other body.
This section shall not apply to clubs, societies, associations or other bodies in this state incorporated prior to April twenty-first, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight; nor shall it apply to any club, society, association or other body unless the same shall first make, execute and record and file a certificate of incorporation in the manner provided by Title 15, Corporations and Associations Not for Profit, under the corporate title, named and set forth in any such conveyance made prior to its incorporation.
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