Nevada Revised Statutes Section 88A.030 - Business Associations - Securities - Commodities

“Business trust” defined. “Business trust” means an unincorporated association which:

1. Is created by a trust instrument under which property is held, managed, controlled, invested, reinvested or operated, or any combination of these, or business or professional activities for profit are carried on, by a trustee for the benefit of the persons entitled to a beneficial interest in the trust property; and

2. Files a certificate of trust pursuant to NRS 88A.210.

Ê The term includes, without limitation, a trust of the type known at common law as a business trust or Massachusetts trust, a trust qualifying as a real estate investment trust pursuant to 26 U.S.C. §§ 856 et seq., as amended, or any successor provision, or a trust qualifying as a real estate mortgage investment conduit pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 860D, as amended, or any successor provision.

Last modified: February 26, 2006