What does body corporate mean?

body corporate meaning in Law Dictionary


body corporate meaning in Business Dictionary

legislation: A legal entity (like an association, business, person, government, government agency, or establishment) identified by a particular name. Also referred to as corporation, corporate human body or business entity.

Sentence Examples with the word body corporate

The Port of London Authority, as constituted by the act of 1908, is a body corporate consisting of a chairman, vice-chairman, 17 members elected by payers of dues, wharfingers and owners of river craft, I member elected by wharfingers exclusively, and To members appointed by the following existing bodies - Admiralty (one); Board of Trade (two); London County Council (two from among its own members and two others); City Corporation (one from among its own members and one other); Trinity House (one).

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