2006 Code of Virginia § 57-8 - Appointment of trustees to effect the purposes of conveyances, etc.; validation of certain appointm...

57-8. Appointment of trustees to effect the purposes of conveyances, etc.;validation of certain appointments.

The circuit court of the county or the circuit court of the city, or thejudge thereof in vacation, wherein there is any parcel of such land or thegreater part thereof may, on the application of the proper authorities of anunincorporated church or religious body or branch or division thereof, fromtime to time appoint trustees, either where there were, or are, none or inplace of former trustees, and on such application and without notice to thetrustee or trustees change those so appointed whenever it may seem to thecourt or judge proper to effect and promote the purpose and object of theconveyance, devise, or dedication, and the legal title to such land shall forthat purpose and object be vested in the trustees for the time being andtheir successors.

All such changes and appointments heretofore [before March 31, 1966] made arehereby validated, ratified, approved and confirmed.

(Code 1919, 39; 1962, c. 516; 1966, c. 216; 2005, c. 772.)

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