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Section 1715.06 | Trustees of church site may convey it to church.


When real estate has been purchased by or conveyed to trustees for the use of churches or congregations, as sites for meetinghouses, and such churches or congregations have erected houses of worship thereon, but no power is possessed by such trustees to convey such real estate to such churches or congregations, or to the trustees thereof, such trustees may convey such improved sites to the trustees of such churches or congregations.

When an incorporated religious congregation, society, association, sect, or denomination uses or occupies for a place of worship, real estate which is held in trust for it or the members thereof, for a place of worship, and a judgment is recovered against it, the real estate together with such edifice and improvements thereon, by a civil action for that purpose, shall be subjected to the payment of such judgment and costs.

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