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§1‑79.  Domestic corporations, limited partnerships, limited liabilitycompanies, and registered limited liability partnerships.

(a)        For the purpose ofsuing and being sued the residence of a domestic corporation, limitedpartnership, limited liability company, or registered limited liabilitypartnership is as follows:

(1)        Where the registeredor principal office of the corporation, limited partnership, limited liabilitycompany, or registered limited liability partnership is located, or

(2)        Where the corporation,limited partnership, limited liability company, or registered limited liabilitypartnership maintains a place of business, or

(3)        If no registered orprincipal office is in existence, and no place of business is currentlymaintained or can reasonably be found, the term "residence" shallinclude any place where the corporation, limited partnership, limited liabilitycompany, or registered limited liability partnership is regularly engaged incarrying on business.

(b)        For purposes ofthis section, the term "domestic" when applied to an entity means:

(1)        An entity formedunder the laws of this State, or

(2)        An entity that (i)is formed under the laws of any jurisdiction other than this State, and (ii)maintains a registered office in this State pursuant to a certificate ofauthority from the Secretary of State. (1903, c. 806; Rev., s. 422;C.S., s. 466; 1951, c. 837, s. 5; 1957, c. 492; 1973, c. 885; 1975, c. 111;1999‑362, s. 1.)