C-71 - Religious Corporations Act

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14. A corporation whose objects are to organize, administer and manage a congregation shall represent its members and may, in its name but for their benefit, and with their consent, except in cases where it is impossible to obtain it, exercise their civil rights respecting the property they may own or acquire; it may, either as plaintiff or as defendant or in any other capacity:
(a)  exercise their judicial recourse when proceedings have not been instituted;
(b)  of its own motion and at any stage of the proceedings, continue any suit commenced by them, despite their capacity to continue it.
The corporation may also exercise for its benefit and in conjunction with the other beneficiaries, if any, the recourses provided by law in case of the accidental death of any of its members.
1971, c. 75, s. 14.