Definition of body corporate in English:

body corporate

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noun

  • formal term for corporation.
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    • The Agency is a body corporate established under the Environment Act 1995.
    • But, your Honour, we would say a body corporate, an incorporated legal practice, is not properly described as a ‘firm of practitioners’.
    • These peculiar arrangements cannot be said of themselves to cause the Bank to conduct monetary and other policy any differently than if the Bank were like many other central banks, a body corporate constituted by statute.

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