Definition of legal person in English:

legal person

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  • An individual, company, or other entity which has legal rights and is subject to obligations.
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    • He accomplished this by our ignorance and lack of understanding of what constitutes a legal person.
    • The hidden premise here is that the unborn life, from its conception, constitutes a legal person.
    • In the first chapter we saw that the idea of the company as a separate legal person facilitates two core features of company law.

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