agent to receive service of process


agent to receive service of process
An "agent authorized by appointment to receive service of process" is one actually and expressly appointed as an agent to receive service, not one whose appointment is by implication only. 26 ALR2d 1087. An agent actually appointed to receive process on behalf of his principal. Anno: 26 ALR2d 1087. An agent of a foreign corporation upon whom, by force of statute, service of process may be made so as to bind the corporation. 36 Am J2d For Corp §§ 540 et seq.

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