corporation sole


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corporation sole

a series of holders of a single office (e.g. the King or Queen or a bishop).
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This paper elaborates on the fundamental meaning of the Queen as a corporation sole and examines how the corporate status of the Crown undermines the logic of the Succession to the Throne Act, 2013.
Gunkle, and His Successors, was formed in Nevada as a corporation sole. A corporation sole is described as an "[u]nusual type of corporation consisting of only one person whose successor becomes the corporation on his death or resignation; limited in the main today to bishops and heads of dioceses" (Black's Law Dictionary (West 1979)).
(55.) A corporation sole is a one-person corporation, usually with power vested in a religious leader, which provides for a corporation to be administered without a board of directors, ownership shares, or other diffusion of control.
The Archdiocese of Portland is "also a civil entity because it applied to be chartered by the state as a "corporation." As such, the Archdiocese voluntarily entered into a relationship with the state to hold and manage property to sue, to enter into binding contracts, and to limit the personal liability of the archbishop, who acts as the "corporation sole." In most states, depending on the incorporation regulations, the archbishop can hold diocesan, as well as oafish property, in trust.
* The "corporation sole" is a legitimate corporate form that allows a bona fide religious leader to hold property and conduct business for the benefit of a religious organization.
Whether the Monarch is a 'corporation sole' or a 'corporation aggregate', she, rather than the concentric circles of Ministers around her who now deploy her prerogative for their own ends, has a very direct line to the oldest and greatest power in the land.
The European Commission cleared a deal on December 2 giving Japanese car manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation sole control of Toyota France S.A., its wholesale motor vehicle distributor in France, through the acquisition of all of its stock capital.
He was a Founding Director of Aviation Australia Pty Ltd, the Corporation Sole for the Australian Agriculture College Corporation and more recently was a Director, Agri-Food Skills Australia.
Hope Springs, corporation sole, as nominee, alter ego and transferee of Maire E.
Dioceses began to incorporate under a civil law structure known as a "corporation sole"--a legal entity that consists of a single (sole) incorporated office occupied over time by a succession of individuals, in the case of a diocese, the bishop.
Similar structures--whether parishes exist under the direction of a "corporation sole" or in cases where nominal representation by lay trustees exists--are present throughout the United States.
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