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300.02 Definitions.

Subdivision 1. Terms. For the purposes of chapters 300 to 317A, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given them, unless the language or context clearly indicates that a different meaning is intended.

Subd. 2. Corporation. The term "corporation" means a private corporation.

Subd. 3. Private corporation. The term "private corporation" includes a company, association, or body endowed by law with a corporate power or function. The term does not include a public corporation.

Subd. 4. Certificate of incorporation. The term "certificate of incorporation," when used in reference to corporations formed prior to the taking effect of the Revised Laws of 1905, March 1, 1906, means articles of incorporation.

Subd. 5. Domestic corporation. The term "domestic corporation" means a corporation organized under the laws of this state.

Subd. 6. Foreign corporation. The term "foreign corporation" means a corporation which is not a domestic corporation.

Subd. 7. Public corporation. The term "public corporation" means a corporation formed solely for public and governmental purposes.

HIST: (7430, 7431) RL s 2839,2840; 1984 c 628 art 5 s 1; 1989 c 304 s 137

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