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Terms Used In North Dakota Code 32-43-01

  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49

1.    “Defamatory” means tending to harm reputation.

2.    “Economic loss” means special, pecuniary loss caused by a false and defamatory publication.

3. “Person” includes any legal or commercial entity. The term does not include a government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality.