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Corporation

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term354894
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 30/11/2007
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A corporation is a legal entity that:

  • is created for the purpose of producing goods and services for the market
  • may be a source of profit or other financial gain to its owner(s)
  • is collectively owned by shareholders who have the authority to appoint directors responsible for its general management.

Source and reference attributes

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Standard Economic Sector Classifications of Australia (SESCA 2002). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Standard Economic Sector Classifications of Australia (SESCA)

Relational attributes

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Service provider organisation—corporation indicator, yes/no code N Community Services (retired), Standard 30/11/2007

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