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Is it possible to change the group of a file if I am not part of that group?

Is it possible to use chgrp or chown to change a file's group to one that I as the owner am not a part of? I own the file, but I am not part of the group that I want to change it to, so can it be done ...
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Why are “ls” and “stat” returning different ownerships for the same object?

This is in a continuation of question here I run this command as root user chown someuser:someuser /mnt/my-address and then # ls -l /mnt/my-address response is total 16 drwx------ 2 root root ...
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Is it possible for a directory to change permissions of the files that are added to it?

I have a directory and I want all files that are put in it to have the permissions of **5. In other words I want the permissions of the owner and group to stay the same but the permission to be read ...