A person or entity may show that it is subject to the jurisdiction of another department of this state, any subdivision of this state, or the federal government, by providing to the director of business regulation the appropriate certificate, license, or other document issued by the other governmental agency that permits or qualifies it to provide those services.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 177, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-42-3. How to show jurisdiction
- jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6