unincorporated association

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unincorporated association

A group of two or more persons who band together for a common purpose or goal, but without the formality of creating a corporation or partnership. Many religious groups function as unincorporated associations.The rules differ among states,but a deed to or from an unincorporated association may have specialized requirements to be legal.

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15) Further, "in utilizing the concept of 'community,' voluntary associations attempted to fashion collective liberal identifies and bonds of mutualism within a social order that focused on individualist doctrines inherent in the growth of liberal state and market structures.
Other scholars have suggested that membership in ethnically based voluntary organizations can provide "bonding" forms of social support within individual ethnic communities, while, at the same time, membership in more general types of voluntary association can foster "bridging" networks, which reduce the barriers separating ethnic enclaves from one another and from the wider society as a whole (e.
In an interview last August, Al Tayib Zein Al Abdin, Secretary-General of the SIRC, defined the council as 'an independent, voluntary association of religious leaders'.
In some cases, it has been a matter of direct financial support from a Baptist organization, like a state convention or a voluntary association of Baptist individuals.
Class is a voluntary association based at Lowerhouse Lane, Norris Green,providing services for local people.
Project: Explaining regional variations in voluntary association participation in Canada.
The league is a voluntary association of city officials who work together to influence policy decisions, exchange information and combine resources.
However, management at Edeka -- the voluntary association of independent German supermarkets -- and Rewe -- a co-operative -- claim their supermarkets need to be double that size to be viable, and say the current rules favour hard discounters such as Aldi and Lidl.
The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of governments and people of 54 independent countries around the world.
Eight associations have been selected to receive the 2001 AAA Summit Awards, which recognize outstanding voluntary association initiatives.
My own work suggests that any voluntary association, intentional collective, or alternative community must also be public in its consciousness.
BSA spokesperson Gregg Shields insists that the Scouts "has a right, as a voluntary association.
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