Section 10A-20-1.05

Certificate of succession by successor of bishop.

When a bishop has become a corporation sole pursuant to this article, each of the successors in the bishopric shall succeed the bishop in the corporation upon making and filing with the Secretary of State an application for a certificate of succession setting forth:

(1) The succession; and

(2) A copy in English of the commission, instrument, or document evidencing the right to the succession, and the date and place of the consecration and induction into office, which certificate shall be subscribed, sworn to, and certified as provided for in the original application for incorporation.

Upon the issue of a certificate of succession as provided for in this section, the successor shall be clothed with all the authority and power of the original incorporator.

(Acts 1911, No. 429, p. 452; Code 1923, §7116; Code 1940, T. 10, §119; §10-4-5; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §324.)