2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:13-15 - Authorizing foreign corporations to transact business

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:13-15 (2017)

4:13-15. Authorizing foreign corporations to transact business

A foreign corporation organized for the purpose of engaging in any of the activities mentioned in section 4:13-3 of this Title, and desiring to operate under the privileges granted by this statute, before transacting any business in this State, shall file in the office of the Secretary of State:

a. A copy of its charter or certificate of incorporation;

b. A statement, attested by its president and secretary under its corporate seal that it is organized as a nonprofit, cooperative agricultural association, and that it is operated for the mutual benefit of its members, and designating its principal office in this State and an agent upon whom process against the corporation may be served, which agency shall continue until the substitution, by writing, of another agent. Such agent shall be a domestic corporation duly qualified to act, a partnership or a natural person of full age actually a resident in this State;

Upon the filing of such certificate and statement, the Secretary of State shall issue to such corporation, by whatever name known a certificate authorizing it to transact business in this State.

Upon issuance of such certificate, the foreign cooperative shall forthwith file with the Secretary of Agriculture, who shall charge a filing fee of $5.00, duplicates of the said certificate and statement together with the following:

c. A copy of its current bylaws, duly attested by its president and secretary, under its corporate seal.

d. A certified copy of the certificate of authority issued by the Secretary of State.

e. Upon filing of all required documents and payment of filing fee with the Secretary of Agriculture, the foreign cooperative shall acquire all of the rights and privileges granted under the terms of this chapter and be subject to its provisions including the filing of annual reports and statements.

Amended by L.1953, c. 332, p. 1882, s. 3; L.1966, c. 286, s. 14; L.1971, c. 324, s. 9, eff. Oct. 28, 1971.

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