ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
CERTAIN RELIGIOUS AND CHARITABLE MATTERS
PARISHES AND RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES
Certification of organization to state secretary
Section 51. The standing committee or other officers shall certify the organization of such church to the state secretary, in such form as he shall prescribe; and upon payment of a fee of five dollars to the secretary shall perform the same duties and with the same legal effect as in the case of corporations organized under chapter one hundred and eighty.