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17-1716h.Same; procedure for transfer. An application for such an order and disposition of property may be made by any member or officer of the nearest active Church of Christ (not using instrumental music) (geographically) located in Kansas, or by any member of the abandoned or extinct church upon a verified petition setting forth the facts authorizing such order and disposition of property.

Upon the presentation of such petition to the district court such court may proceed in a summary manner, after such notice as the court may prescribe, to inquire into the merits of such application; and if upon examination by the court it shall satisfactorily appear that the making of the order and disposition of the property applied for is necessary or proper, for any of the causes mentioned in K.S.A. 17-1716g, such court shall make a final order, declaring such church extinct and dissolving the same, and transferring any property and the title and possession thereof which may belong to such church, or held in trust for such church, and vesting the same in the active Church of Christ (not using instrumental music) located nearest geographically to the abandoned or extinct church; it being the intent and purpose of this act to preserve all property owned by or held in trust for any such extinct church for religious uses.

History: L. 1970, ch. 86, § 6; July 1.



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