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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He said: "There are numerous priests and others employed by religious organisations and unincorporated associations across the country that are in a similar situation to that in which Dr Chandra found himself.
Throughout more than a century's worth of case law, the complete diversity requirement established in Strawbridge formed the critical background against which the Supreme Court discussed the citizenship status of an unincorporated association. (37) In Letson, the plaintiff was a citizen of New York who brought a claim against the defendant, the Louisville Railroad Company.
Whether a charity should incorporate or operate as an unincorporated association depends on its individual facts and circumstances.
Thus ICEL (International Commission of English in the Liturgy) was born, October 17, 1963, as an unincorporated association of bishops.
So far as the first possibility is concerned, Harris gives a detailed account of the forms of unincorporated association which were on offer: in addition to family ownership and partnerships there were possibilities in the trust, employed in schemes of road improvement, for example, in the turnpike trusts, and outside the world of the common law there existed the system of ship ownership under the Court of Admiralty, and the system of cost book accounting operated by mining companies governed by the stannary law of the hard rock mining world, which was predominantly located in Cornwall.
The Russel Creek Neighbors is an unincorporated association comprising not just neighbors adjacent to the proposed site for a new Armed Forces Reserve Center at McVay Highway and 30th Avenue, but students and faculty at Lane Community College, members from other neighborhood groups, and members of the community at large.
EGA is an informal, unincorporated association of some 200 foundations and donor programs.
The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws is a nonprofit, unincorporated association of commissioners on uniform laws from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S.
First, in order to better align the regulations with the act, the FEC has replaced the term membership association with membership organization and redefined it as an unincorporated association; trade association; cooperative; corporation without capital stock; or a local, national, or international labor organization that
The Party does not pay tax as an individual OR as a company OR as an unincorporated association OR as the trustee of a discretionary trust.
An unincorporated association already existed and the purpose of the bill was to transform it into a non-profit corporation.