Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:507

  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.

A.  An unincorporated association, in its name, may institute, defend, intervene, or participate in a judicial, administrative, or other governmental proceeding or in an arbitration, mediation, or any other form of alternative dispute resolution.

B.  An unincorporated association may assert a claim in its name on behalf of its members if one or more members of the unincorporated association have standing to assert a claim in their own right, the interests the unincorporated association seeks to protect are germane to its purposes, and neither the claim asserted nor the relief requested requires the participation of a member.

Acts 2008, No. 877, §1.