Governing Body Law and Legal Definition

Governing body means a body of persons or officers having ultimate control. They are mainly constituted for the purpose of administration. For example, Board of directors is the governing body of ABC Corporation. A governing body can be constituted for any subject that needs to be administered. Governing body may refer to a governing body of a school, board of education, university court, sport governing body, the governing body of a public institution and the governing body of a company.

Government is also referred to as the governing body