The following words and phrases used in this chapter, and others evidently intended as the equivalent thereof, shall, in the absence of clear implication herein otherwise, be given the following respective interpretations herein:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 33-17-1

  • authority: The public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • board: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • bonds: The bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • 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.
  • county: A county in the state. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • director: A member of the board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT: The project for the construction and maintenance of improvements in the channels of tributary streams of the Tombigbee River in order to prevent or abate the flooding of such streams, as authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1958, 72 Statutes at Large 297, 85th Congress, 2nd Session (1958), in accordance with House Document No. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of the state. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, such term includes a public or private corporation organized under the laws of Alabama or of another state, a municipality, a county, or an agency, department or instrumentality of a county or municipality, of one or more of the several states, or of the United States. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • property: Such term means and includes real and personal property, and interests therein. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • state: In the absence of clear implication herein otherwise, such term means the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 33-17-1
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • waterway: A navigable waterway, utilizing the channel of the Tombigbee River, between Demopolis, Alabama and the Tennessee River, as authorized by the River and Harbor Act of 1946, 60 Statutes at Large 634, 79th Congress, 2nd Session (1946), in accordance with House Document No. See Alabama Code 33-17-1

(1) AUTHORITY. The public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

(2) BOARD. The board of directors of the authority.

(3) BONDS. The bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter.

(4) COUNTY. A county in the state.

(5) DIRECTOR. A member of the board of directors of the authority.

(6) FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT. The project for the construction and maintenance of improvements in the channels of tributary streams of the Tombigbee River in order to prevent or abate the flooding of such streams, as authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1958, 72 Statutes at Large 297, 85th Congress, 2nd Session (1958), in accordance with House Document No. 167, 84th Congress, 1st Session (1955).

(7) MUNICIPALITY. An incorporated city or town of the state.

(8) PERSON. Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, such term includes a public or private corporation organized under the laws of Alabama or of another state, a municipality, a county, or an agency, department or instrumentality of a county or municipality, of one or more of the several states, or of the United States.

(9) PROPERTY. Such term means and includes real and personal property, and interests therein.

(10) STATE. In the absence of clear implication herein otherwise, such term means the State of Alabama.

(11) WATERWAY. A navigable waterway, utilizing the channel of the Tombigbee River, between Demopolis, Alabama and the Tennessee River, as authorized by the River and Harbor Act of 1946, 60 Statutes at Large 634, 79th Congress, 2nd Session (1946), in accordance with House Document No. 486, 79th Congress, 2nd Session (1946).

(12) HEREIN, HEREBY, HEREUNDER and HEREOF. These and other equivalent words refer to this chapter as an entirety and not solely to the particular section or portion thereof in which any such word is used.

(Acts 1967, No. 264, p. 746, §1.)