|§ 27-42-2||Authority and jurisdiction of director of business regulation|
|§ 27-42-3||How to show jurisdiction|
|§ 27-42-5||Subject to state laws|
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 27-42
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- 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.