The Personality of Public Authorities

Law and Philosophy (forthcoming)
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Abstract

This paper is about when associations, and in particular associations that are part of the state, should be treated as legal persons. I distinguish two forms of association – those that render coherent the agency of their members and those that are group agents – and argue that only the latter should be treated as persons. Following this, I discuss the conditions under which associations that are part of the state can legitimately be group agents.

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Manish Oza
University of Western Ontario

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