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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 84_108
Description 108 LAWS OF UTAH. CHAPTEE LXXXIV.. A'JOINT RESOLUTION legalizing the laws of the Provisional Government of the State of Deseret. Resolved by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That the laws heretofore passed by the Provisional Government of the State of Deseret, and which do not conflict with the "Organic Act," of said Territory, be, and the same are hereby declared to be legal, and in full force and virtue, and shall so remain until superseded by the action of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Approved Oct. 4, 1851. CHAPTER LXXXV. An ORDINANCE incorporating the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sec. 1.-Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret: That all that portion of the inhabitants of said State which now are or hereafter may become residents therein, and which are known and distinguished as "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," are hereby incorporated, constituted, made and declared a Body Corporate, with perpetual succession, under the original name and style of "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," as now organized, with full power and authority to sue and be sued, defend and be defended in all Courts of law or equity in this State; to establish order and regulate worship; and hold and occupy real and personal estate; and have and use a seal, which they may alter at pleasure. Sec. 2.-And be it further ordained that said Body or Church, as a religious society, may, at a general or special Conference, elect one "Trustee in Trust" and • not to exceed twelve Assistant Trustees, to receive, hold, buy, sell,.manage, use and control the real and personal property of said Church, which said property shall be free from taxation; which Trustee and Assistant Trustees, when elected or appointed, shall give bonds with approved security, in whatever sum the said Conference may deem sufficient, for the faithful performance of their several duties; which said bonds, when approved, shall be filed in the General Church Recorder's office, at the seat of general church business, when said bonds are approved by said conference; and said Trustee and Assistant Trustees shall continue in office during the pleasure of said Church; and there shall also be made, by the Clerk of the Conference of said Church, a certificate of such election or appointment of said Trustee and Assistant Trustees, which shall be recorded in the General Church Recorder's office, at the seat of general church business; and when said bonds are filed and said certificates recorded, said Trustee ©r Assistant Trustees may receive property, real or personal, by gift, donation, bequest, or in any manner not incompatible with the principles of righteousnes or the rules of justice, inasmuch as the same shall be used, managed, or disposed of for the benefit, improvement, erection of houses for public worship and instruction, and the well being of said Church. Sec. 3.-And be it further ordained that as said Church holds the constitutional and original right, in common with all civil and religious communities, "to worship God according to the dictates of conscience;" to reverence communion agreeably to the principles of truth, and to solemnize marriage compatible with the revelations of Jesus Christ, for the security and full enjoyment of all blessings and privileges embodied in the religion of Jesus Christ free to all, it is also declared that said Church does and shall possess and enjoy continually the power and authority, in and of itself, to originate, make, pass and establish rules, regulations, ordinances, laws, customs and criterions for the good order, safety, government, conveniences, comfort and control of said Church, and for the punishment or forgiveness of all offences relative to fellowship, according to Church covenants; that the pursuit of bliss and the enjoyment of life in every capacity of public association and domestic happiness, temporal expansion or spiritual increase upon the earth may
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717069
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717069