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A Legal Person is a real-world entity that has legal standing in a jurisdiction.
- Typically a Natural Person, or Carbon-based Life Form is a legal person.
- Depending on the legal jurisdiction, corporations, governmental entities and even (in Saudi Arabia) some artificial intelligences, or Silicon-based Life Forms are a legal persons.
- Legal names can be changed by the bearer or guardian and so cannot be relied upon to stay constant over time.
- Legal names are only valid in a legal jurisdiction, typically a sovereign state.
- Moving the bearer of the name to a region with a different alphabet will require some sort of transliteration of the name at a minimum.
- So the legal name could be different in different jurisdictions.
- Recital 68 of the eIDAS Regulation of the EU states that Legal Persons are all of the entities constituted under, or governed by, the law of a Member State, irrespective of their legal form.
- User Objects should have a name (key) that is assigned when the object is created, and that should never be changed unless some error has occurred.
- Any other Identifier in the User Object should be changable under the right conditions.
- Each data control can decide for themselves whether they wish to track the legal status of the Subject of the database object that they track.