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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The audience was told a large percentage of Pakistan's population lacked the country's core legal identity document the Computerised National Identity Card issued by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra).
This makes them vulnerable and unprotected as the birth certificate not only provides legal identity to children but also ensures access to basic rights and services, including education and healthcare, share in inheritance and protection from child-labour, child-marriage and trial as adult in criminal justice system.
We believe cutting-edge investment facilitation services offers the right platform for corporate entities across the world to move in while keeping their assets and legal identity intact for reasons of operational, regulatory and stakeholder transparency," said Mahmoud Al Hashemi, Director-General, AFZ.
Corporate re-domiciliation facility is a strategic step to enhance foreign investments into the country and we believe AFZ with its cutting-edge investment facilitation services offers the right platform for corporate entities across the world to move in while keeping their assets and legal identity intact for reasons of operational, regulatory and stakeholder transparency," said Mahmood Al Hashemi, director general, AFZ.
They have no nationality and therefore no legal identity, even if born in the country where they reside.
They said that under current Welsh Government legislation, people with autism lack a legal identity - which they claim has led to people not receiving adequate professional support from public services.
I am grateful for this opportunity to highlight that birth registration is a fundamental right for all children - the right to a name and legal identity,' said UNICEF Representative to Pakistan Angela Kearney.
9 which calls on member states to provide legal identity for all -- including birth registration -- by 2030.
amp;nbsp;The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals include giving everyone legal identity by 2030.
But the experts enlisted by my center found one governance-related target that actually would do some good for each dollar spent: "By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.
But the experts enlisted by the Copenhagen Consensus Center found one governance-related target that actually would do some good for each dollar spent: "By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.
Whilst previously sold in an open aisle, these products are now sold in a closed off aisle, together with alcohol, and consumers are required to show legal identity documents in order to purchase them.