Maine Revised Statutes

§4. Rules of construction

The word "person" as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. When construing and enforcing this Title, the act, omission or failure of any officer, agent or other person acting for or empowered by any corporation, company, society or association within the scope of his employment or office, shall in every case be deemed to be the act, omission or failure of such corporation, company, society or association as well as that of the person.