2018 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 47 - CORPORATIONS
Chapter 14A - South Dakota Business Trust Act
§ 47-14A-69 Amendment to or adoption of governing instrument upon merger--Effective date.

47-14A-69. Amendment to or adoption of governing instrument upon merger--Effective date. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the governing instrument of a business trust, a governing instrument of a business trust containing a specific reference to this chapter may provide that an agreement of merger or consolidation approved in accordance with § 47-14A-64 may:

(1) Effect any amendment to the governing instrument of the business trust; or

(2) Effect the adoption of a new governing instrument of the business trust if it is the surviving or resulting business trust in the merger or consolidation.

Any amendment to the governing instrument of a business trust or adoption of a new governing instrument of the business trust made pursuant to the foregoing sentence shall be effective at the effective time or date of the merger or consolidation. The provisions of this section may not be construed to limit the accomplishment of a merger or consolidation or of any of the matters referred to herein by any other means provided for in the governing instrument of a business trust or other agreement or as otherwise permitted by law, including that the governing instrument of any constituent business trust to the merger or consolidation (including a business trust formed for the purpose of consummating a merger or consolidation) shall be the governing instrument of the surviving or resulting business trust.

Source: SL 2001, ch 245, § 69.

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