a process by which a graduate of the University of Oxford or of the University of Dublin (Trinity College) may be admitted to a Cambridge degree equivalent to the highest degree held at either of those universities.
level: Basic (2) [ order by level] The Supreme Court doctrine which extended most, but not all, of the provisions of the Bill of Rights as restrictions against the states, where previously they had applied only to the federal government.
Incorporation of the Bill of Rights is the legal doctrine by which portions of the U.S. Bill of Rights are applied to the states through the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Most of those portions of the Bill of Rights were incorporated by a series of United States Supreme Court decisions in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
incorporation of a prebend into an ecclesiastical institution, e.g., the transfer of a parish into the posession of a cathedral chapter, or monastery, which could lead to insufficient pastoral care within the parish.
LEGAL. Process by which a company takes on legal status. There are substantial differences in the legal procedures involved in becoming a company depending on which UK nation you are based in. (See VAN briefing no. 23)
This means forming a company. Some companies have limited liability. In other words, the members of the company are not personally liable for debts which the company runs up, as long as the company is run properly.
Incorporation is the creation of an artificial legal person. The association becomes in the eyes of the law a legal body, which has a persona, rights and liabilities separate from those of its members. Once an association is incorporated it can do anything similar to a person in that it can hold property, make contracts, sue and be sued and be left property under a will.
A company is a separate legal entity governed by the Companies Act, which conducts activities on its own behalf and is distinct from the persons who own and control it. The proprietors control the company but their liability in relation to the company is limited. Incorporation is the process by which the company is entered on the register at Companies Registry and thereby comes into existence as a separate legal person. A certificate of Incorporation will be sent to the company by Companies Registry on first incorporation and on any change of name.
The process by which a company receives a state's permission to function as a corporation. After incorporation, the company will show that it is incorporated by adding the word "incorporated" into its name. "Inc." or other acceptable abbreviations may be used. See: Articles Of Incorporation
Incorporation (abbreviated Inc. in U.S. business names) is the forming of a new corporation. The corporation may be a business, a non-profit organization or even a government of a new city or town. This article focuses on the process of incorporation; see also corporation.
a body that regulated a specific craft (trade) or group of crafts in a geographic area, usually a burgh and its trading area. The term incorporation is analogous to the terms guild and gild. The role of each incorporation was defined in a 'seal of cause' or charter issued by their local authority. Each was a local monopoly, which was strictly enforced for the benefit of their members. Incorporations also provided mutual aid and security to members and their dependants. Nineteenth century legislation repealed exclusive trade privileges and many incorporations closed; those that survived tended to emphasise their mutual aid aspects. Many also became free or friendly societies to survive.