As used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 9-15-1

  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • UNUSED LANDS: Lands not utilized for the immediate purposes of any institution or department, not being cultivated, leased or mined and not contiguous to the premises of any department or institution or state building. See Alabama Code 9-15-1
  • USED LANDS: Lands that are being utilized for the specific and immediate purposes of the state or of any institution or department thereof or by any township or the inhabitants thereof, including buildings, grounds and premises, experiment farms, leased, mined or cultivated property and any other tracts utilized by or for the operation of any institution or department. See Alabama Code 9-15-1

(1) USED LANDS. Lands that are being utilized for the specific and immediate purposes of the state or of any institution or department thereof or by any township or the inhabitants thereof, including buildings, grounds and premises, experiment farms, leased, mined or cultivated property and any other tracts utilized by or for the operation of any institution or department.

(2) UNUSED LANDS. Lands not utilized for the immediate purposes of any institution or department, not being cultivated, leased or mined and not contiguous to the premises of any department or institution or state building.

(Acts 1927, No. 635, p. 725, §1; Code 1940, T. 8, §219.)