§ 25-2-1 Established; seal
§ 25-2-1.1 Department renamed
§ 25-2-2 Duties generally
§ 25-2-3 Divisions; officers
§ 25-2-4 Employees
§ 25-2-4.1 Employees of certain colleges or the Alabama Community College System
§ 25-2-5 Applicability of Merit System
§ 25-2-6 Secretary of Labor – Qualifications and requirements; vacancies; compensation
§ 25-2-7 Secretary of Labor – Powers and duties
§ 25-2-8 Secretary of Labor – Promulgation of rules and regulations
§ 25-2-9 Secretary of Labor – Right of entry
§ 25-2-10 Secretary of Labor – Designated chief of unemployment compensation and employment service division
§ 25-2-11 Secretary of Labor – Agreements with federal agencies
§ 25-2-12 Board of appeals – Creation; composition; compensation
§ 25-2-13 Board of appeals – Powers and duties generally; appeals from findings as to dangerous condition, etc., of machines, etc
§ 25-2-14 Board of appeals – Procedure; record of proceedings, etc
§ 25-2-15 Board of appeals – Sessions
§ 25-2-16 Board of appeals – Promulgation, amendment, etc., of rules and regulations – Proposals
§ 25-2-17 Board of appeals – Promulgation, amendment, etc., of rules and regulations – Hearings
§ 25-2-18 Board of appeals – Promulgation, amendment, etc., of rules and regulations – Effective date; publication, etc
§ 25-2-19 Variations from rules or regulations
§ 25-2-20 Review of rules or regulations – Petition to board of appeals
§ 25-2-21 Review of rules or regulations – Commencement of action in circuit court
§ 25-2-22 Employers to furnish information; access to records, accounts, etc., of employers
§ 25-2-23 Powers of secretary, officers of department and board of appeals as to witnesses
§ 25-2-24 Enforcement of laws administered, etc., by department; district attorney’s fee
§ 25-2-25 Penalties for violations of chapter or rules or regulations of board of appeals; false statements under oath
§ 25-2-26 Disposition and expenditure of appropriations and federal allotments
§ 25-2-27 Minimizing adverse effects on certain unemployed and underemployed workers

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 25 > Chapter 2

  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: The State Department of Revenue. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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.
  • person: Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or any combination thereof. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • producer: Any person engaging in the business of severing pit run sand, clay, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, and gravel from the soil within Hale County. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • purchaser: Any person acquiring title, outright or conditionally, to any interest in severed pit run sand, clay, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, and gravel. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • severing: Cutting, mining, stripping, or otherwise taking or removing from the soil within Hale County. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • ton: A short ton of 2,000 pounds. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • transporter: Any person transporting pit run sand, clay, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, and gravel from the place where it is severed or from any other place to any other place, within or without Hale County. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.