§ 7-7-4. Incorporation fee Certificate Articles as evidence.
Upon the filing of the articles of association and a duplicate of the articles with the secretary of state, together with an incorporation fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) and the duplicate copy certified to by the secretary of state and returned to the incorporator, the original articles of incorporation or certified copies of them shall be received in all the courts of this state and elsewhere as prima facie evidence of the facts contained in them and of the due incorporation of the association.
(P.L. 1928, ch. 1202, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 117, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 7-7-4; P.L. 1960, ch. 71, art. 3, § 28; P.L. 1971, ch. 164, § 1.)