Code of Alabama - Title 37: Public Utilities and Public Transportation - Section 37-7-16 - Consolidation

Section 37-7-16 - Consolidation.

Any two or more corporations created under the provisions of this chapter may enter into an agreement for the consolidation of such corporations. Such agreements shall set forth the terms and conditions of the consolidation, the name of the proposed consolidated corporation, the number of its directors, not less than three, the time of the annual election and the names of the persons, not less than three, to be directors until the first annual meeting. If such agreement is approved by a majority of the members of each corporation, the directors named in the agreement shall subscribe and acknowledge a certificate conforming substantially to the original certificates of incorporation, except that it shall be entitled and endorsed "CERTIFICATE OF CONSOLIDATION OF _____" (the blank space being filled in with names of the corporations being consolidated) and shall state: The names of the corporations being consolidated; the name of the consolidated corporation; the other items required or permitted to be stated in an original certificate of incorporation. Such certificate of consolidation and a certified copy or copies thereof shall be filed in the same places as an original certificate of incorporation, and, thereupon, the proposed consolidated corporation, under its designated name, shall be and constitute a body corporate with all of the powers of a corporation as originally formed under this chapter.

(Acts 1935, No. 45, p. 100; Code 1940, T. 18, §25.)

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