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Conveyance of property
Religious Corporations (RCO) CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE 18
§ 351. Conveyance of property. Whenever it may become necessary or
advisable to mortgage or dispose of any church property, the trustees
may mortgage or sell and convey the same by first securing the authority
of the society for such sale or mortgage and the approval of the
archbishop, or bishop, who is administrator of the Byelorussian
Autocephalic Orthodox Church in America, and obtaining leave of the
supreme or county court therefor pursuant to the provisions of this
chapter; provided that in all cases the proceeds of such sale or
mortgage shall be used either for the payment of debts or for the
purchase or improvement of property for the same uses and deeded to the
same corporation; or if not so used, shall be held subject to the order
of the diocesan council of the Byelorussian Autocephalic Orthodox Church
in America which has ecclesiastical jurisdiction over such church.