§ 13A-9-40 Definitions
§ 13A-9-41 Deceptive business practices
§ 13A-9-42 False advertising
§ 13A-9-43 Bait advertising
§ 13A-9-44 Limitation on criminal liability for false advertising and bait advertising by broadcasters, publishers, etc
§ 13A-9-45 Falsifying business records
§ 13A-9-46 Defrauding secured creditors
§ 13A-9-47 Defrauding judgment creditors
§ 13A-9-48 Fraud in insolvency
§ 13A-9-49 Issuing false financial statement
§ 13A-9-50 Receiving deposits in failing financial institution
§ 13A-9-51 Misapplication of property
§ 13A-9-52 Sale and delivery of coal mixed with other substances or materials or with different quality of coal

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 13A > Chapter 9 > Article 2

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • assessment: A standardized diagnostic evaluation for placement in a treatment program. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • BASIC HEALTH CARE SERVICES: Emergency care, inpatient hospital and physician care, and outpatient medical services. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • board: The Lee County Alternative Sentencing Board. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Insurance. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • drug: Includes all of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01

  • enrollee: An individual who is enrolled in a health maintenance organization. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • GENERAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: A real property instrument that affects the title to personal property as well as real property. See Alabama Code 45-41-84.01
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • HEALTH CARE SERVICES: Any services included in the furnishing to any individual of medical or dental care, or hospitalization or incident to the furnishing of such care or hospitalization, as well as the furnishing to any person of any and all other services for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing, or healing human illness, injury, or physical disability. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION: Any person that undertakes to provide or arrange for basic health care services through an organized system which combines the delivery and financing of health care to enrollees. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • IMPROVED INDEXING SYSTEM: A system of indexing real property instruments and personal property instruments in the probate office and, in the discretion of the judge of probate, of indexing other instruments and documents, which system when completed, shall consist of the equipment necessary and suitable to prepare and index records. See Alabama Code 45-41-84.01
  • insurer: Every insurer authorized in this state to issue contracts of accident and sickness insurance. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • person: Any natural or artificial person including, but not limited to, individuals, partnerships, associations, trusts, or corporations. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • PERSONAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: Any instrument or document affecting the title to personal property only, as distinguished from real property, that may be now or hereafter titled for record in the probate office, in accordance with the applicable requirements of the law of this state, including and particularly Sections 34-4-50 and 34-4-90. See Alabama Code 45-41-84.01
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • program: The Lee County Alternative Sentencing Program. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • provider: Any physician, hospital, or other person which is licensed or otherwise authorized in this state to furnish health care services. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • REAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: Includes any instrument or document affecting the title to real property that may now or hereafter be filed for record in the probate office pursuant to the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including but without limitation to, Section 12-13-43, and all statutes providing for the filing and recording of notices or statements of liens of any kind, notices of judgments, and plats or maps showing subdivisions of real estate. See Alabama Code 45-41-84.01
  • SCHEDULE OF CHARGES: A statement of the method used by a health maintenance organization to establish rates. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.