juridical person

noun

Legal Definition of juridical person

in the civil law of Louisiana : an entity (as a partnership or corporation) that is given rights and responsibilities — compare natural person

Note: The rights and responsibilities of a juridical person are distinct from those of the natural persons constituting it.

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“Juridical person.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/juridical%20person. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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