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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COPNI code 06.0.0

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 06 - Religion
  • Group: 06.0 - Religion
  • Class: 06.0.0 - Religion

Explanatory note

This class includes the following NPISHs:
- Organizations that promote religious beliefs, administer religious services and rituals, maintain places of worship, provide retreats for meditation or religious instruction;
- churches, convents, nunneries, monasteries, mosques, synagogues, temples, shrines, etc.
Includes: non-conventional cults and sects.
Excludes: hospitals, nursing homes, surgeries, etc. funded by religious organizations (02.2.1) to (02.4.0); maintenance of war cemeteries (03.2.0); schools, colleges, universities, etc. funded by religious organizations (04.1.0) to (04.5.0); seminaries and colleges for training priests, clerics, rabbis and other officers of religious organizations (04.1.0) to (04.5.0); orphanages and shelters for persons in distressed conditions funded by religious organizations (05.1.0).

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