§ 1-1-1 Meaning of certain words and terms
§ 1-1-2 Tenses; gender; singular and plural; joint authority
§ 1-1-3 “Blind person” defined; how blindness proved
§ 1-1-4 Computation of time
§ 1-1-5 Public offenses defined
§ 1-1-6 Certain acts or omissions not public offenses
§ 1-1-8 When penal acts take effect
§ 1-1-9 Existing rights, remedies and defenses preserved
§ 1-1-10 Repeal of uncodified statutes of public, general, and permanent nature; certain statutes saved from repeal
§ 1-1-11 Repealed laws not revived
§ 1-1-13 Previous validating acts not repealed
§ 1-1-14 Classification and organization of Code; notes and catchlines of sections not part of law
§ 1-1-15 References to sections, titles, etc
§ 1-1-16 Severability of provisions of Code and statutes

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 1 > Chapter 1

  • director: The Secretary of the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency of Alabama. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • driver: Every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • highway: The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • MOTOR VEHICLE: Every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails, except for electric personal assistive mobility devices. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • nonresident: Every person who is not a resident of this state. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • person: Every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • 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.
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • state: A state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a province of Canada. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • traffic: Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • vehicle: Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or electric personal assistive mobility devices; provided, that for the purposes of this title, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall be deemed a vehicle, except those provisions of this title, which by their very nature can have no application. See Alabama Code 16-36-23