New Jersey Revised Statutes § 55:19-7 - Subsidiary Corporations

55:19-7. Subsidiary corporations
a. The corporation shall have the right to exercise and perform its powers and functions through one or more subsidiaries. The corporation by resolution may direct any of its directors, officers or employees to organize a subsidiary pursuant to the corporation laws of this State. The resolution shall prescribe the purposes for which the subsidiary corporation is to be formed.

b. Such corporation shall be deemed a subsidiary whenever and so long as (1) more than half of the outstanding voting shares of such corporation are owned by the corporation, or (2) the corporation has the power to designate, and has so designated, a majority of the directors of such corporation.

c. The corporation may transfer to any subsidiary any money, property, real or personal or mixed, or any project, in order to carry out the purposes of this act. Each subsidiary shall have all the powers, privileges, immunities, tax exemptions and other exemptions of the corporation to the extent the same are not inconsistent with the statute or statutes pursuant to which such subsidiary was incorporated.

d. No officer or director of the corporation shall receive any additional compensation, either direct or indirect, other than reimbursement for actual expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of his duties, by reason of his serving as an officer or director of any subsidiary.

L. 1985, c. 227, s. 7, eff. July 8, 1986.

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