§ 16-7-1 Formation — Purposes
§ 16-7-2 Articles of incorporation — Execution — Filing
§ 16-7-3 Contents of articles of incorporation
§ 16-7-4 Certified copies of articles as evidence
§ 16-7-5 Amendments of articles of incorporation
§ 16-7-6 Powers of corporations sole
§ 16-7-7 Right to act without authorization from members — Sale of property
§ 16-7-8 Execution of corporate instruments — Authority of agents — Revocation of authority
§ 16-7-9 Succession in event of death, resignation, or removal of incumbent
§ 16-7-10 Death of bishop, trustee, not incorporated — Succession to property
§ 16-7-11 Fees for filing documents and issuing certificates
§ 16-7-12 Dissolution of corporation sole
§ 16-7-13 Merger and consolidation
§ 16-7-14 Restatement of articles of incorporation
§ 16-7-15 Official representative — Registered office — Registered agent
§ 16-7-16 Prohibition on formation of corporation sole after May 3, 2004

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 16 > Chapter 7

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Audiovisual recording function: means the capability of a device to record or transmit a motion picture or any part of the motion picture by means of any technology. See Utah Code 13-10b-102
  • Authority: means the Point of the Mountain State Land Authority, created in Section 11-59-201. See Utah Code 11-59-102
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the authority's board, created in Section 11-59-301. See Utah Code 11-59-102
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Franchisee: means a person with whom a franchisor has agreed or permitted, in writing or in practice, to purchase, sell, or offer for sale new motor vehicles manufactured, produced, represented, or distributed by the franchisor. See Utah Code 13-14-102
  • Franchisor: means a person who has, in writing or in practice, agreed with or permits a franchisee to purchase, sell, or offer for sale new motor vehicles manufactured, produced, assembled, represented, or distributed by the franchisor, and includes:
    (a) the manufacturer, producer, assembler, or distributor of the new motor vehicles;
    (b) an intermediate distributor; and
    (c) an agent, officer, or field or area representative of the franchisor. See Utah Code 13-14-102
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Land: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motion picture theater: means a movie theater, screening room, or other venue that is being utilized primarily for the exhibition of a motion picture at the time of the commission of an offense under Section 13-10b-201. See Utah Code 13-10b-102
  • Motor vehicle: means :
    (i) a travel trailer;
    (ii) except as provided in Subsection (16)(b), a motor vehicle as defined in Section 41-3-102;
    (iii) a semitrailer as defined in Section 41-1a-102;
    (iv) a trailer as defined in Section 41-1a-102; and
    (v) a recreational vehicle. See Utah Code 13-14-102
  • Owner or employee: means the owner or lessee of a motion picture theater, or the authorized agent or employee of the owner or lessee. See Utah Code 13-10b-102
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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