Legal entity

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Legal entity

A person or organization that can legally enter into a contract, and may therefore be sued for failure to comply with the terms of the contract.

Legal Entity

A person who can enter a contract and therefore may be sued. A legal entity can be held liable for damages. It is important to note that a legal entity need not be an individual person. A corporation or other duly constituted organization is recognized as a person and, as such, is considered a legal entity.
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Head of Clubs legal unit said Allan expressed total rejection to pre-conditions set by the Israeli prosecutions in return for his release.
Since February this year, over 34 children have benefitted from assistance from the childhood protection legal unit at SEYAJ organization.
It does not make any sense to set up an extra room for phone tapping --which is a technical burden-- while there is already an existing legal unit.
The Director of the Legal Unit of the EU Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has sent a letter to the Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the EU requesting clarifications.
News reports said this week that the Legal Unit at the Ministry of Interior has finalized vital amendments to the new traffic law draft.
We discovered that business units in BiH may use different forms of concealed underground functioning: declaring a wrong business address--to avoid tax inspections, using falsified business documentation--to operate as a legal unit, using registration information of other firms--to operate as a legal unit and operating parallel firms--one firm is official, with full registration, and the other firm is underground and uses registration information of the first firm.
Attorney General Martha Coakley's brownfields legal unit allowed the site to be cleaned up rather than have the city wage a lawsuit to try to determine who was responsible for the removal of contamination.
Here she shows that blood ties can be a heavy burden in Japan, where the family has traditionally been the legal unit with its members being responsible for the actions of the others.
The council's legal unit is aware of the situation and will be instructed to begin an action for possession against the travellers if they do not vacate the site, as requested, within two days of receiving the notice
Thomson and GSI share a common goal to help legal professionals access and use information in ways that help them serve their clients more effectively," said Mike Wilens, President and CEO of Thomson Legal & Regulatory's North American Legal unit.
The measure would create a legal unit to investigate the crimes, an independent tribunal for judgments and sentences, and a panel to oversee the reparations.
Mat Staver of Falwell's legal unit, Liberty Counsel, will act as vice chairman.