business capacity


business capacity
A city or other municipal corporation is said to act in its business capacity, as distinguished from its governmental capacity when it engages in the operation of a business which is distinct from the government of the city or other municipal corporation. The operation of a municipally owned gas plant is an instance. Baily v Philadelphia, 184 Pa 594, 39 A 494.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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