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Sigma KEE - LegalAgent
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LegalAgent
A LegalAgent is an Agent that is allowed by law to to act and be treated as a legal person for certain purposes, such as being a party to a lawsuit, owning property, and entering into a contract. Typically, a LegalAgent is either an adult Human or some type of Organization. Depending on the prevailing legal system in a given time and location, Humans in general, as well as other CognitiveAgents, typically will have additional legal rights and obligations beyond those accorded to LegalAgents. See the Wikipedia description of Juristic person.
Relationships      
Parents Agent Something or someone that can act on its own and produce changes in the world.
Children CorporationAn Organization that has a special legal status that allows a group of persons to act as a CommercialAgent and that insulates the owners (shareholders) from many liabilities that might result from the corporation's operation.
 GovernmentThe ruling body of a GeopoliticalArea.
 HumanAdultThe class of Humans that are 18 years of age or older.


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