Any person or entity unable to show that it is subject to the jurisdiction of another department of this state, any subdivision of this state, or the federal government, shall be subject to all appropriate provisions of this title and of chapter 62 of title 42, regarding the conduct of its business.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 177, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-42-5
- 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.