Part 160 Definition of Terms
Part 161 Requirements and Standards for Accredited Veterinarians and Suspension or Revocation of Such Accreditation
Part 162 Rules of Practice Governing Revocation or Suspension of Veterinarians’ Accreditation

Terms Used In CFR > Title 9 > Chapter I > Subchapter J - Accreditation of Veterinarians and Suspension or Revocation of Such Accreditation

  • Actual drilling operations: includes not only the physical drilling of a well, but the testing, completing or equipping of such well for production. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Agency designee: as used in this part and in 5 CFR part 2635 means an employee who has been identified in an instruction or manual issued by an agency under paragraph (c) of this section to make a determination, give an approval, or take other action required or permitted by this part or 5 CFR part 2635 with respect to another employee. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Assignment: which means a transfer of all or a portion of the lessee's record title interest in a lease. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bid: means an amount of remittance offered as partial compensation for a lease equal to or in excess of the national minimum acceptable bonus bid set by statute or by the Secretary, submitted by a person or entity for a lease parcel in a competitive lease sale. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Chief Deputy Ethics Official: as used in this part means the persons delegated authority by the DHS DAEO to manage and coordinate the ethics programs within the DHS components pursuant to the DAEO's authority in 5 CFR 2638. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executive communication: A message sent to the Senate by the President or other executive branch official. Presidential veto messages are an example of an "executive communication."
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Hatch Act: Outside employment does not include activities otherwise permissible by the Hatch Act and related regulations relating to partisan political activities. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • labor standards: as used in this part means the requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (other than those relating to safety and health), the Copeland Act, and the prevailing wage provisions of the other statutes listed in §5. See 29 CFR 5.2
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lessee: means a person or entity holding record title in a lease issued by the United States. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • mechanic: includes at least those workers whose duties are manual or physical in nature (including those workers who use tools or who are performing the work of a trade), as distinguished from mental or managerial. See 29 CFR 5.2
  • Military service: Outside employment does not include state or Federal military service protected by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Operating rights owner: means a person or entity holding operating rights in a lease issued by the United States. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Operator: means any person or entity, including, but not limited to, the lessee or operating rights owner, who has stated in writing to the authorized officer that it is responsible under the terms and conditions of the lease for the operations conducted on the leased lands or a portion thereof. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Outside employment or activity: as used in this part means any form of non-Federal employment, business activity, business relationship, or other covered activity as identified in this section, involving the provision of personal services by the employee, whether or not for compensation. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Record title: means a lessee's interest in a lease which includes the obligation to pay rent, and the rights to assign and relinquish the lease. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Secretary: includes the Secretary of Labor, the Deputy Under Secretary for Employment Standards, and their authorized representatives. See 29 CFR 5.2
  • Speaking and writing activities: Outside employment generally does not include speaking and writing activities so long as they are not combined with the provision of other services that do fall within this definition, such as the practice of law and other outside employment or activities covered by paragraph (d)(2)(ii)(A) through (D) of this section. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Special Government Employee: as used in this part has the same meaning as in 18 U. See 5 CFR 4601.101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • sublease: which means a transfer of a non-record title interest in a lease, i. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Transfer: means any conveyance of an interest in a lease by assignment, sublease or otherwise. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Unit operator: means the person authorized under the agreement approved by the Department of the Interior to conduct operations within the unit. See 43 CFR 3100.0-5
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • wage determination: includes the original decision and any subsequent decisions modifying, superseding, correcting, or otherwise changing the provisions of the original decision. See 29 CFR 5.2
  • wages: means the basic hourly rate of pay. See 29 CFR 5.2