Article 1 General Provisions 25-9-1 – 25-9-30
Article 2 Miscellaneous Safety Requirements 25-9-40 – 25-9-42
Article 3 Accidents and Disasters 25-9-60 – 25-9-70
Article 4 Mine Gases and Ventilation 25-9-80 – 25-9-91
Article 5 Coal and Rock Dust 25-9-110 – 25-9-111
Article 6 Explosives and Blasting 25-9-130 – 25-9-137
Article 7 Underground Fire Prevention and Control 25-9-150 – 25-9-155
Article 8 Electrical Equipment 25-9-170 – 25-9-176
Article 9 Roof Support 25-9-190 – 25-9-192
Article 10 Hoisting and Haulage 25-9-210 – 25-9-216
Article 11 Operation and Maintenance of Machinery 25-9-230 – 25-9-232
Article 12 Surface Structures and Practices 25-9-250 – 25-9-254
Article 13 Surface Mining Operations 25-9-270 – 25-9-284
Article 14 Maps and Surveys 25-9-300 – 25-9-304
Article 15 Boundaries and Adjacent Landowners 25-9-320 – 25-9-322
Article 16 Scales and Weighing 25-9-340 – 25-9-345
Article 17 Enforcement 25-9-360 – 25-9-370

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 25 > Chapter 9

  • affiliate: An affiliate of another person shall include any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • ALLOCATION DATE: The date on which the certified investors of a certified capital company are allocated certified capital by the Alabama Development Office under this chapter. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • approved: A device, process, equipment, or method approved by the chief; provided, that if any interested person so requests, the secretary shall review such approval. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • APPROVED COMPETENT PERSON: A person who has at least nine months of practical experience, has knowledge of mine roof, timbering, and ventilation, has good judgment and who has demonstrated knowledge of mine gases and use of permissible flame safety lamps, methane and oxygen detectors, such demonstration to be given and made of record in a manner prescribed by the chief of the division. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • CERTIFIED CAPITAL: An investment of cash by a certified investor in a certified capital company that fully funds the purchase price of an equity interest in the company or a qualified debt instrument issued by the certified capital company. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • CERTIFIED CAPITAL COMPANY: A partnership, corporation, or trust or limited liability company, whether organized on a profit or not-for-profit basis, that has as its primary business activity the investment of cash in qualified technology businesses and that is certified as meeting the criteria of this chapter. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • CERTIFIED INVESTOR: An insurance company or other person that has state premium tax liability, that contributes certified capital pursuant to an allocation of premium tax credits under this chapter. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • chief: The Chief of the Division of Safety and Inspection of the Department of Labor or such other public officer, employee, board, commission, or other authority that may in emergencies be acting in the stead of the chief or may by law be assigned the duties and authority of the Chief of the Division of Safety and Inspection of the Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Revenue. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
  • Controlled substance: as used in this chapter , does not include marihuana. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • dealer: A person who in violation of Alabama law manufactures, produces, ships, sells, uses, distributes, transports, or imports into Alabama or in any manner acquires or possesses more than 42 1/2 grams of marihuana, or seven or more grams of any controlled substance, or 10 or more dosage units of any controlled substance which is not sold by weight, or dosage units, shall include the weight or dosage units of the substance whether pure, impure, or diluted, in the dealer's possession. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • department: Department of Revenue of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • director: The Director of the Alabama Small Business Office of Advocacy. See Alabama Code 41-29-221
  • division: The Business Development Division of the Department of Commerce. See Alabama Code 41-29-221
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • DOSAGE UNIT: A tablet, capsule, vial, or ampule of a controlled substance or, in cases of mass volume or diluted quantities, the proper dose or quantity of a controlled substance to be taken all at one time or in fractional amounts within a given period, as defined and adopted by the United States Pharmacopeia. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • explosives: as used in this article , includes blasting agents, unless blasting agents are expressly excluded. See Alabama Code 25-9-276
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • FIRE BOSS: A person holding a valid certificate of qualification duly issued by action of the board of mine examiners and also includes the person acting in the stead of a fire boss appointed as provided under this chapter when a certified fire boss is unavailable. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • HEAD MINE INSPECTOR: The employee of the Division of Safety and Inspection in charge of mine inspection or such other public officer, employee, board, commission, or other authority that may by law be assigned the duties and authority of the head mine inspector. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • marihuana: Any marihuana, whether real or counterfeit, as defined in Section 20-2-2, that is held, possessed, transported, transferred, sold, or offered to be sold in violation of Alabama laws. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • MINE FOREMAN: A person holding a valid certificate of qualification duly issued by action of the board of mine examiners. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • MINE INSPECTOR: A public employee assigned by the head mine inspector with the approval of the chief to make mine inspections as required by this chapter and other laws from time to time in such cases made and provided. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • office: The Alabama Small Business Office of Advocacy. See Alabama Code 41-29-221
  • operator: The owner, part owner, operator or lessee to whom the superintendent reports and is accountable for the operation. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • permissible: A device, process, or equipment or method heretofore or hereafter classified by such term by the United States Bureau of Mines when such classification is adopted by the chief and includes, unless otherwise expressly stated in this chapter, all requirements, restrictions, exceptions, limitations, and conditions attached to such classification by said bureau. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • person: An individual, a partnership, a corporation or two or more individuals having a joint or common interest. See Alabama Code 2-1-1
  • person: A natural person or entity, including a corporation, general or limited partnership, or trust or limited liability company. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • 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.
  • possession: For the purposes of this chapter, to include either actual possession, or constructive possession, or a combination of both actual and constructive possession. See Alabama Code 40-17A-1
  • PREMIUM TAX CREDIT ALLOCATION CLAIM: A claim for allocation of premium tax credits. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • QUALIFIED DEBT INSTRUMENT: A debt instrument issued by a certified capital company, at par value or a premium, that:

    a. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1

  • QUALIFIED DISTRIBUTION: Any distribution or payment from certified capital by a certified capital company in connection with the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1

  • QUALIFIED INVESTMENT: The investment of cash by a certified capital company in a qualified technology business for the purchase of any debt, debt participation, equity, or hybrid security of any nature or description, including a debt instrument or security that has the characteristics of debt but that provides for conversion into equity or equity participation instruments such as options or warrants. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1
  • QUALIFIED TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS: A business that, at the time of a certified capital company's first investment in the business:

    a. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1

  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • seafoods: shall include and mean all oysters, saltwater fish, saltwater shrimp, diamond back terrapin, sea turtle, crabs and all other species of marine or saltwater animal life existing or living in the water within the territorial jurisdiction of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 9-2-80
  • secretary: The Secretary of the Department of Labor or such other public officer, employee, board, commission, or other authority that may by law be assigned the duties and authority of the Secretary of Labor under this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • SMALL BUSINESS: A small business, as defined in Section 25-10-3. See Alabama Code 41-29-221
  • STATE PREMIUM TAX LIABILITY: Includes:

    a. See Alabama Code 40-14B-1

  • superintendent: The person placed in overall charge of the operation of a coal mine or mines. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • supervisor: Such term may be used to designate mine foremen, assistants, section foremen, trafficmen, maintenance foremen, etc. See Alabama Code 25-9-2
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.