Section 10A-1-1.06

Synonymous terms.

To the extent not inconsistent with the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, and other statutes of this state wherein the terms may be found, and as the context requires, in this title or any other statute of this state:

(1) a reference to certificate of formation includes, in the case of a corporation, articles of incorporation, certificate of incorporation, and charter; in the case of limited partnership, a certificate of limited partnership and a certificate of formation; in the case of a limited liability company, certificate of formation and articles of organization; and in the case of a business trust or a real estate investment trust, declaration of trust and, similarly, a reference to articles of incorporation, certificate of incorporation, charter, certificate of limited partnership, or articles of organization includes a certificate of formation;

(2) a reference to certificate of termination includes, in the case of a corporation or a limited liability company, articles of dissolution and statement of dissolution, and in the case of a limited partnership, a certificate of cancellation and a statement of dissolution; similarly, a reference to articles of dissolution, statement of dissolution, or certificate of cancellation includes certificate of termination and certificate of dissolution and, similarly, a reference to certificate of termination includes articles of dissolution, statement of dissolution, and certificate of dissolution, and similarly, a reference to a statement of dissolution includes articles of dissolution, certificate of termination, and certificate of dissolution;

(3) a reference to certificate of merger includes articles of merger and statement of merger and similarly, a reference to articles of merger includes certificate of merger and statement of merger, and similarly, a reference to statement of merger includes certificate of merger and articles of merger;

(4) a reference to authorized capital stock includes authorized shares;

(5) a reference to capital stock includes authorized and issued shares, issued shares, and stated capital;

(6) a reference to a certificate of registration, certificate of authority, and permit to do business includes registration;

(7) a reference to stock and shares of stock includes shares;

(8) a reference to stockholder includes shareholder; and

(9) a reference to no par stock includes shares without par value.

(Act 2009-513, p. 967, §2; Act 2016-379, §2.)