2018 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 47 - CORPORATIONS
Chapter 14A - South Dakota Business Trust Act
§ 47-14A-24 Trustees to manage affairs of business trust--Persons entitled to direct trustees--Power to direct trustees does not cause person to be trustee nor to create duties or liabilities.

47-14A-24. Trustees to manage affairs of business trust--Persons entitled to direct trustees--Power to direct trustees does not cause person to be trustee nor to create duties or liabilities. Except to the extent otherwise provided in the governing instrument of a business trust, the business and affairs of a business trust shall be managed by or under the direction of its trustees. To the extent provided in the governing instrument of a business trust, any person (including a beneficial owner) shall be entitled to direct the trustees or other persons in the management of the business trust. Except to the extent otherwise provided in the governing instrument of a business trust, neither the power to give direction to a trustee or other persons nor the exercise thereof by any person (including a beneficial owner) may cause such person to be a trustee. To the extent provided in the governing instrument of a business trust, neither the power to give direction to a trustee or other persons nor the exercise thereof by any person (including a beneficial owner) may cause such person to have duties (including fiduciary duties) or liabilities relating thereto to the business trust or to a beneficial owner thereof.

Source: SL 2001, ch 245, ยง 24.

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