(1) A domestic or foreign corporation may correct a document filed by the Secretary of State other than an annual report, if the document:
(a) Contains an incorrect statement; or
(b) Was defectively executed, attested, sealed, verified or acknowledged.
(2) Errors in annual reports may be corrected as provided in ORS 65.787.
(3) A domestic or foreign corporation seeking to correct a document shall deliver the articles of correction to the Office of the Secretary of State for filing. The articles shall include the following:
(a) A description of the incorrect document, including its filing date or a copy of the document;
(b) A description of the incorrect statement and the reason it is incorrect or a description of the manner in which the execution, attestation, seal, verification or acknowledgment is defective; and
(c) A correction of the incorrect statement or defective execution, attestation, seal, verification or acknowledgment.
(4) Articles of correction are effective on the effective date of the document they correct except as to persons relying on the uncorrected document and adversely affected by the correction. As to those persons, articles of correction are effective when filed by the Secretary of State.
(5) An incorrect document with a delayed effective date may also be corrected by withdrawal and new filing pursuant to the provisions of ORS 56.080. [1989 c.1010 §7]Section: Previous 65.001 65.004 65.007 65.011 65.014 65.016 65.017 65.021 65.024 65.027 65.031 65.034 65.036 65.038 65.040 Next
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