§ 27-42-1 Purpose
§ 27-42-2 Authority and jurisdiction of director of business regulation
§ 27-42-3 How to show jurisdiction
§ 27-42-4 Examination
§ 27-42-5 Subject to state laws
§ 27-42-6 Disclosure

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.