body politic

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body politic

the. the people of a nation or the nation itself considered as a political entity; the state
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The Maine Turnpike Authority is a body corporate and politic and is empowered under its enabling act to construct, maintain, reconstruct and operate the turnpike.
Proceeds of the bonds will be used by The Medical Center Hospital Authority, a body corporate and politic and an instrumentality of the State of Georgia to: (i) fund the acquisition, construction and equipping a continuing care retirement community for seniors to be known as Spring Harbor at Green Island; (ii) fund a debt service reserve fund; (iii) fund capitalized interest; (iv) pay costs of issuance of the series 2004 Bonds.
The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) is a public body corporate and politic, which is in, but not of, the Department of State of the State of New Jersey and an instrumentality of the State.