15 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes § 5991 - Definitions

§ 5991. Definitions.

The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Contractual claims." Excludes contingent contractual claims based on any implied warranty as to any product manufactured, sold, distributed or handled by the dissolved corporation.

"Priority." Does not refer either to the order of payments set forth in section 5997(a)(1) through (4) (relating to payments and distributions) or to the relative times at which any claims mature or are reduced to judgment.

"Successor entity." Includes any trust, receivership or other legal entity governed by the laws of this Commonwealth or any other jurisdiction to which the remaining assets of a dissolved nonprofit corporation are transferred subject to its liabilities and which exists solely for the purposes of prosecuting and defending actions, by or against the corporation, enabling the corporation to settle and close its business, to dispose of and convey the property of the corporation, to discharge the liabilities of the corporation, and to distribute to the members of the corporation any remaining assets, but not for the purpose of continuing the business for which the corporation was incorporated.

(Dec. 18, 1992, P.L.1333, No.169, eff. 60 days)

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