2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 4390

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4390. Restriction. Except as expressly permitted by paragraphs 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4310, 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4320, 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4340 or 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4350, no two or more members of the Board of Directors of The Wesleyan Church Corporation or of the board of directors or other governing body of any subsidiary corporation or affiliate corporation of The Wesleyan Church Corporation, whether acting individually or severally, shall directly or indirectly form or become members of any corporation, association, partnership or other legal entity which promotes, sponsors, encourages or in any manner engages in any activity which directly or indirectly purports to be sponsored or operated in any manner by or in the name of The Wesleyan Church or any subsidiary or affiliate corporation, except as authorized by a two-thirds vote of the General Board. Provided, however, that nothing contained in this paragraph 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4390 or elsewhere in this Chapter 4 of Part 7 of The Discipline is intended to prohibit the formation or operation of one or more private foundations or supporting organizations as described in Internal Revenue Code Section 170(b)(1)(E)(ii) or Section 509(a)(3) (or any successor provisions thereto of such Code) which benefit The Wesleyan Church.