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13 .         Effect of incorporation

        (1)         Upon incorporation of an association under this Act —

            (a)         the association becomes a body corporate with perpetual succession and may have a common seal; and

            (b)         the corporate name of the association is the name of the association as stated in the certificate of incorporation, concluding with the word “Incorporated” or the abbreviation “Inc.”; and

            (c)         except as provided in subsection (2), all rights and liabilities exercisable against members or members of the management committee of the association in their capacity as such immediately before the incorporation of the association become rights and liabilities of and exercisable against the incorporated association; and

            (d)         the association may sue or be sued in its corporate name.

        (2)         Subsection (1)(c) is not to be construed so as to relieve or release any person in respect of liabilities incurred by or on behalf of the association prior to incorporation.

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