EX-99.2A CHARTER 3 cotdelaware.htm NATIONAL RETAIL FUND III


CERTIFICATE OF TRUST


OF


NATIONAL RETAIL FUND III


a Delaware Statutory Trust



This Certificate of Trust of National Retail Fund III (the “Trust”) is being duly executed and filed, in order to form a statutory trust pursuant to the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the “Act”), Del. Code tit. 12, §§3801-3826.


1.  NAME.  The name of the statutory trust formed hereby is “National Retail Fund III.”


2.  REGISTERED OFFICE AND REGISTERED AGENT.  The Trust will become, prior to the issuance of shares of beneficial interest, a registered management investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.  Therefore, in accordance with Section 3807(b) of the Act, the Trust has and shall maintain in the State of Delaware a registered office and a registered agent for service of process.


(a)  REGISTERED OFFICE.  The registered office of the Trust in Delaware is c/o Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.


(b)  REGISTERED AGENT.  The registered agent for service of process on the Trust in Delaware is The Corporation Trust Company.


3.  LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Pursuant to Section 3804 of the Act, the debts, liabilities, obligations and expenses incurred, contracted for or otherwise existing with respect to a particular series, whether such series is now authorized and existing pursuant to the governing instrument of the Trust or is hereafter authorized and existing pursuant to said governing instrument, shall be enforceable against the assets associated with such series only, and not against the assets of the Trust generally or any other series thereof, and, except as otherwise provided in the governing instrument of the Trust, none of the debts, liabilities, obligations and expenses incurred, contracted for or otherwise existing with respect to the Trust generally or any other series thereof shall be enforceable against the assets of such series.  






IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Trustee named below does hereby execute this Certificate of Trust as of the 27th day of March, 2008.  

/s/Andrew Rogers

Andrew Rogers, Sole Trustee