2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 4770
4770. The district board of administration, in the name of the district corporation (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4100; cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4855), shall have the right to intervene or to institute any legal or equitable actions as may be deemed necessary against a local church or circuit within the bounds of the district to preserve the rights and interests of the district and The Wesleyan Church, in all matters relating to property and the rights to property within the bounds of the district, as set forth in the General Board Policy on Church Discipline (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:5305–5320), and as otherwise provided for in The Discipline. The General Board, in the name of The Wesleyan Church Corporation, shall also have the right to intervene and protect the rights and interests of The Wesleyan Church as set forth in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4250–4260.