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2012 Statute

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10-1101.Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this act, shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section, except in those instances where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

(a) "Municipality" means any county, township, city, municipal university, school district, community college, drainage district and any other taxing district or political subdivision of the state which is supported with tax funds.

(b) "Governing body" means the governing body of a municipality.

(c) "Person" means any person, partnership, association or corporation.

(d) "Claim" means any claim arising on contract express or implied, or a claim determined by final judgment, but shall not include claims arising from alleged tort or negligence on the part of the municipality.

History: L. 1933, ch. 319, § 1; L. 1972, ch. 40, § 1; L. 1994, ch. 117, § 1; July 1.

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