North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 59B Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act

  • § 59B-1   Short title
    This Chapter may be cited as the Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act. (2006‑226, s. 1.)
  • § 59B-2   Definitions
    In this Chapter: (1) "Member" means a person who, under the rules or practices of a nonprofit association, may participate in the selection of persons...
  • § 59B-3   Supplementary general principles of law and equity
    Principles of law and equity supplement this Chapter unless displaced by a particular provision of it. (2006‑226, s. 1.)
  • § 59B-4   Title to property; choice of law
    Real and personal property in this State may be acquired, held, encumbered, and transferred by a nonprofit association, whether or not the nonprofit association or...
  • § 59B-5   Real and personal property; nonprofit association as legatee, devisee, or beneficiary
    (a) A nonprofit association is a legal entity separate from its members for the purposes of acquiring, holding, encumbering, and transferring real and personal property....
  • § 59B-6   Statement of authority as to real property
    (a) A nonprofit association may execute and record a statement of authority to transfer an estate or interest in real property in the name of...
  • § 59B-7   Liability of members or other persons
    (a) A nonprofit association is a legal entity separate from its members for the purposes of determining and enforcing rights, duties, and liabilities. (b) A...
  • § 59B-8   Capacity to assert and defend; standing
    (a) A nonprofit association, in its name, may institute, defend, intervene, or participate in a judicial, administrative, or other governmental proceeding or in an arbitration,...
  • § 59B-9   Effect of judgment or order
    A judgment or order against a nonprofit association is not by itself a judgment or order against a member, a person referred to as a...
  • § 59B-10   Disposition of personal property of inactive nonprofit association
    If a nonprofit association has been inactive for three years or longer, or a different period specified in a document of the nonprofit association, a...
  • § 59B-11   Appointment of agent to receive service of process
    (a) A nonprofit association may file in the office of the Secretary of State a statement appointing an agent authorized to receive service of process,...
  • § 59B-12   Claim not abated by change
    A claim for relief against a nonprofit association does not abate merely because of a change in its members or persons authorized to manage the...
  • § 59B-13   Venue
    For purposes of venue, a nonprofit association is a resident of a county in which it has an office or maintains a place of operation...
  • § 59B-14   Uniformity of application and construction
    This Chapter shall be applied and construed to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the subject of this Chapter...
  • § 59B-15   Effect as to conveyances by trustees; prior deeds validated
    (a) Nothing in this Chapter changes the law with reference to the holding and conveyance of land by the trustees of churches under Chapter 61...