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Statutes > West-virginia > 35 > 35-2-5

§35-2-5. Record of appointment of trustees; recording fee.
The trustees heretofore appointed by the circuit court of any county to hold the title to the real and personal property of any society, order, lodge, association, union or brotherhood, or of any institution of learning, or of any benevolent or charitable institution or association, in this article mentioned, and who are still occupying such positions at the time this code goes into effect, or the proper authorities of such society, order, lodge, association, union or brotherhood, or of any institution of learning, or of any benevolent or charitable institution or association, shall cause a certified copy of the order of appointment of such trustees to be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county court of the county where such trustees were appointed; and a certificate of every appointment of any trustees hereafter made in accordance with the provisions of this article, signed by the secretary, clerk or other officer in charge of the records of the organization, authorities or trustees making such appointment, and verified by his affidavit, or, if such appointment is made by the circuit court, a certified copy of the order of appointment, shall be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county court of the county wherein such society, order, lodge, association, union or brotherhood, or such institution of learning, or such benevolent or charitable institution or association, has any real or personal property. The county court of every county shall supply the clerk of the county court with a proper record book, to be labeled "Trustees of Institutions," wherein all such certified copies of orders of appointments and such certificates of appointments shall be recorded. The fee for recording such certified copy or such certificate of appointment shall be one dollar.