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  527.020.  Power to construe. — Any person interested under a deed, will, written contract or other writings constituting a contract, or whose rights, status or other legal relations are affected by a statute, municipal ordinance, contract or franchise, may have determined any question of construction or validity arising under the instrument, statute, ordinance, contract, or franchise and obtain a declaration of rights, status or other legal relations thereunder.

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(RSMo 1939 § 1127)

(1978) Held not-for-profit corporation is legal entity separate and apart from the persons who are members, and in order to have standing the corporation itself must have legally protected interest. Interest of individual members cannot give standing to corporation. Citizens Against Rezoning, Inc. v. St.  Louis County (A.), 563 S.W.2d 173.


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