juridical person
juridical person n in the civil law of Louisiana: an entity (as a partnership or corporation) that is given rights and responsibilities compare natural person
◇ The rights and responsibilities of a juridical person are distinct from those of the natural persons constituting it.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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