17:48C-3. Nonprofit corporation; restrictions as to methods of diagnosis and treatment; dissolution
No dental service corporation shall be converted into a corporation organized for pecuniary profit. Every such corporation shall be operated for the benefit of the subscribers. No dental service corporation shall impose any restrictions as to methods of diagnosis or treatment on dentists who administer to its subscribers. The certificate of incorporation or by-laws shall contain an irrevocable provision that in the event of any dissolution of the corporation the net assets remaining shall be applied to one or more charitable or educational purposes, as near as may be to those for which the corporation was formed, to be selected by a majority of the trustees of the corporation with the approval of the commissioner; and in case of the failure or inability of the trustees to so select, or in case of any disagreement in respect to the validity of such selection, the same shall be made by the Superior Court by application of the doctrine of cy pres and other applicable equitable doctrines in a summary proceeding initiated by one or more trustees, or by any other person having a substantial interest in the provisions of this section, including, without limitation, the commissioner or the Attorney General.
L.1968, c. 305, s. 3, eff. Sept. 26, 1968.
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