Part 1 Short Title, General Construction, and Subject Matter 7-2-101 – 7-2-107
Part 2 Form, Formation, and Readjustment of Contract 7-2-201 – 7-2-210
Part 3 General Obligation and Construction of Contract 7-2-301 – 7-2-328
Part 4 Title, Creditors, and Good Faith Purchasers 7-2-401 – 7-2-403
Part 5 Performance 7-2-501 – 7-2-515
Part 6 Breach, Repudiation, and Excuse 7-2-601 – 7-2-616
Part 7 Remedies 7-2-701 – 7-2-725

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 7 > Article 2 - Sales

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • agency: when used in reference to an office of a foreign bank, shall have the same meaning as is set forth in Section 1(b)(1) of the Federal International Banking Act (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • AGRICULTURAL LIMING MATERIALS: Those products whose calcium and magnesium compounds are capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • Alabama state bank: means a bank organized under the laws of Alabama. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • applicant: A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of any county or municipality in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-97-3 hereof. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • association: The Elmore County Firefighters Association. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT: Amendment No. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • AUTHORIZING COUNTY: Any county the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITY: Any municipality the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION: A resolution of ordinance adopted by the governing body of any county or municipality in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-97-3 hereof, that authorizes the incorporation of a corporation. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISIONS: The authorizing county and the authorizing municipality with respect to a single corporation. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • BALDWIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS CENTER: The entity, programs, or physical structure which shall provide the programs or custodial care for eligible persons released from custody prior to the adjudication of their case or sentenced to participate in programs developed pursuant to this part after having been adjudicated and sentenced. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • BALDWIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS FUND: A fund established in a local bank and supervised by either the Baldwin County Commission, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, or the Baldwin County Pretrial Release and Community Corrections Board for the deposit of all funds, from whatever source, collected for the operation and supervision of the programs developed and operated pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • BALDWIN COUNTY PRETRIAL RELEASE AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS BOARD: A five-member board established to promulgate the administrative and program regulations of operations of the pretrial release programs and community correction programs developed pursuant to this part and to provide oversight, advice, guidance, and recommendations to the Director of the Baldwin County Community Corrections Center. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • bank: as used in this article shall not in any event include a foreign bank or a branch or agency of a foreign bank. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • Bank Holding Company Act: means the Federal Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • board: The board of directors of a corporation. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • board: The board of directors of a corporation. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • board: The State Board of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • board: The Board of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, or other obligations representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • branch: when used in reference to an office of a foreign bank, shall have the same meaning as set forth in Section 1(b)(3) of the Federal International Banking Act (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • brand: The term, designation, trademark, product name, or the specific designation under which an individual or type of agricultural liming material is offered for sale. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • bulk: Nonpackaged form. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • BURNT LIME: A material made from limestone which consists essentially of calcium oxide or a combination of calcium and magnesium oxides. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Alabama Code 7-2-103
  • CALCITIC LIMESTONE: A calcareous rock composed wholly or largely of calcium carbonate. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • chalk: A soft, friable, loosely consolidated material composed largely of calcium carbonate. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • code: The Code of Alabama 1975, as amended. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • COMMERCIAL BUILDING: Any building that contains one or more separate business enterprises that purchase and display a business license applicable to the business enterprise. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER: Any substance containing one or more recognized plant nutrients which is used for its plant nutrient content and which is designed for use or claimed to have value in promoting plant growth, except unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures, marl, lime, limestone, basic slag, gypsum and other materials or products regulated under Chapter 23 of this title. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • commission: The Elmore County Commission or other governing body of the county. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-1-1
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See Alabama Code 7-2-106
  • corporation: Any public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • corporation: Any public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • costs: As applied to a facility or any portion thereof, shall include all or any part of the cost of construction, acquisition, alteration, enlargement, extension, reconstruction, improvement, and remodeling of a facility, including all lands, structures, real or personal property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, permits, approvals, licenses, and certificates and interests acquired or used for, in connection with or with respect to a facility, the cost of demolishing or removing any buildings or structures on land so acquired, including the cost of acquiring lands to which such buildings or structures may be moved, the cost of all machinery and equipment, financing charges, underwriters' commissions or discounts, interest prior to, during, and following completion of such construction and acquisition, provisions for reserves for both principal and interest and for maintenance, extensions, enlargements, additions, and improvements to any facilities then being or theretofore acquired and all other amounts authorized by any corporation to be paid into any special funds from proceeds of bonds issued by the corporation, the cost of architectural, engineering, financial and legal services, plans, specifications, studies, surveys, estimates of cost and revenues, administrative expenses, expenses necessary or incident to determining the feasibility or practicability of constructing a facility, and such other expenses as may be necessary or incident to the construction and acquisition of a facility, the financing of such construction and acquisition, and the placing of a facility in operation. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • county: Elmore County, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • department: Any volunteer fire department with which the Elmore County Firefighters Association may enter into agreements with respect to providing fire protection, fire prevention, and related services and facilities within the county. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • department: The Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • department: State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. See Alabama Code 9-11-430
  • DETERMINING COUNTY: With respect to a corporation, any county the governing body of which shall have made findings and determinations of fact pertaining to the organization of such corporation in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-97-3. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • DETERMINING MUNICIPALITY: With respect to a corporation, any municipality the governing body of which shall have made findings and determinations of fact pertaining to the organization of such corporation, in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-97-3. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • DETERMINING SUBDIVISION: With respect to a corporation, any determining county or determining municipality and, with respect to an instrumentality, the county or municipality or combination thereof whose governing body is empowered to incorporate or otherwise establish such instrumentality. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • director: A member of the board of a corporation. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • director: A person appointed or contracted with by the Baldwin County Commission or the delegated agency as set forth in Section 45-2-84. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • district: A fire fighting district established by the Elmore County Firefighters Association. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • DOLOMITIC LIMESTONE: A calcareous rock composed of calcium and magnesium carbonates with a minimum elemental magnesium (Mg) content of six percent. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • drug: shall include barbiturates, central nervous system stimulants, hallucinogenics, and all other drugs to which the narcotic and drug abuse laws of the United States apply. See Alabama Code 16-41-2
  • dwelling: Any occupied or unoccupied building, structure, or other improvement to real property used or expected to be used as a dwelling for one or more persons, including specifically but not limited to the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02

  • ELIGIBLE INVESTMENT: Includes:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-97-2

  • ELIGIBLE PERSON: An offender who at the time of his or her application or consideration for pretrial release or community corrections programs pursuant to this part is not presently charged with the offense of murder, kidnapping in the first degree, rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, selling or trafficking in controlled substances, robbery in the first degree, sexual abuse in the first degree, forcible sex crimes, lewd and lascivious acts upon a child, assault in the first degree, or domestic violence in the first degree. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • facility: Property or collections of property used to provide utility services, including all land, rights-of-way, property rights, franchise rights, buildings and other structures, machinery, equipment, vehicles, furniture, fixtures, reservoirs, wells, intakes, mains, laterals, pipes, aqueducts, and all other property, rights, easements, and interests necessary or desirable in connection therewith. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • federal branch: means a branch of a foreign bank that is licensed by the Comptroller of the Currency pursuant to the provisions of Section 4 of the federal International Banking Act (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Act: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, as amended (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • federal International Banking Act: means the federal International Banking Act of 1978, as amended (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • fineness: The percentage by weight of the material which will pass U. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • FIRE PROTECTION FEE: A fee for fire protection and emergency medical services levied by the commission pursuant to the authorizing amendment and this part. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • 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.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • foreign bank: means any company organized under the laws of a foreign country, a territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, or the Virgin Islands, that engages directly in the business of banking. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to a county, its county commission or other like governing body, and with respect to a municipality, its city or town council, board of commissioners, or other like governing body. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to a municipality, its city or town council, board of commissioners, or other like governing body exercising the legislative functions of a municipality and, with respect to a county, its county commission or other like governing body exercising the legislative functions of a county and, with respect to an instrumentality or Tannehill Furnace and Foundry Commission, its board of directors or other like governing body duly constituted to exercise the ultimate decision-making functions of such instrumentality or said Tannehill Furnace and Foundry Commission, as the case may be. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • GOVERNMENTAL USER: Any county or municipality, or any instrumentality of either thereof (including, without limitation to, any corporation incorporated hereunder) or Tannehill Furnace and Foundry Commission, that receives, participates in, or otherwise partakes of utility services pursuant to a utility services agreement. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • grade: The percentages of total nitrogen, available phosphorus and soluble potassium stated in whole numbers in the same terms, order and percentages as in the guaranteed analysis; provided, that fertilizer materials, bone meal, manures and similar raw materials may be guaranteed in fractional units. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • GROSS INCOME: Total salaries, wages, and other compensation received by an eligible person for work performed while the person is released pursuant to this part, before all sums are withheld for federal income tax, state income tax, taxes paid by an employee under the Federal Deposit Insurance Contributions Act, group insurance, union dues, garnishments, or court-ordered payments to or through the State Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • GROUND SHELLS: A product obtained by the grinding of shells of mollusks and which shall carry the name of mollusk origin. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • GUARANTEED ANALYSIS: The minimum percentage of plant nutrients claimed in the following order and form:

    a. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • 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.
  • HYDRATED LIME: A material made from burnt lime which consists essentially of calcium hydroxide or a combination of calcium hydroxide with magnesium oxide and/or magnesium hydroxide. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • INDUSTRIAL BY-PRODUCT USED AS LIMING MATERIALS: Any industrial by-product containing calcium or calcium and magnesium in forms that will neutralize acidity. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • instrumentality: With respect to any county or municipality, any public corporation, public authority, board, commission or other similar body that is incorporated, established, or controlled by such county or municipality. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act: means the federal Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994, Public Law No. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • JUDGE OF PROBATE: The Judge of Probate of Elmore County. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • JUDICIAL OFFICER: Any circuit or district judge in the Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • label: All written, printed or graphic matter displayed upon the immediate container of or statement accompanying a commercial fertilizer, fertilizer material, soil conditioner or soil amendment. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • label: Any written or printed matter on or attached to the package or delivery ticket which accompanies a bulk shipment. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • labeling: All written, printed or graphic matter upon or accompanying any commercial fertilizer, soil conditioner or soil amendment and all advertisements, brochures, posters or television and radio announcements used in promoting the sale of such products. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • licensee: A person who has been issued a license to manufacture and sell commercial fertilizer and fertilizer material under the requirements of Section 2-22-5. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • limestone: A calcareous rock composed primarily of calcium carbonate or a combination of calcium and magnesium carbonates. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • limited branch: means a branch of a foreign bank that accepts only such deposits as would be permissible for a corporation organized under Section 25A of the Federal Reserve Act in accordance with the provisions of Section 5(a)(7) of the Federal International Banking Act (12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • MARINE MAMMAL: Any mammal which is morphologically adapted to the marine environment or primarily inhabits the marine environment. See Alabama Code 9-11-391
  • MARINE MAMMAL PRODUCT: Any item of merchandise which consists or is composed, in whole or in part, of any marine mammal. See Alabama Code 9-11-391
  • MIGRATORY WATERFOWL: Any wild duck, wild goose, brant or coot (poule d'eau). See Alabama Code 9-11-430
  • MOTOR VEHICLE: Every vehicle that is self-propelled and every vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails, except for electric personal assistive mobility devices and electric bicycles. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • municipal corporation: shall mean the Town of Loxley in Baldwin County. See Alabama Code 45-2A-80
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of the state. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • municipality: An incorporated municipality in the state. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • officer: The term includes every person authorized to enforce the game and fish laws of this state, and whenever the possession, use, importation, transportation, storage, sale, offering, or exposing for sale of game birds, animals, or fish is prohibited or restricted, the prohibition or restriction shall extend to and include every part of the game, bird, animal, or fish, and a violation as to each animal, bird, or fish, or part thereof, shall be a separate offense. See Alabama Code 9-11-1
  • OFFICIAL SAMPLE: Any sample of commercial fertilizer or fertilizer material taken by the commissioner or his agent as prescribed in Section 2-22-11 and designated as official by the commissioner. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • owner: A person owning one or more dwellings or commercial buildings. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • owner: A person, other than a lienholder, having the property in or title to a vehicle. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • person: Any natural person, public or private corporation (including, without limitation to, any corporation incorporated hereunder), partnership, trust, foundation, government or governmental body, political subdivision, or other legal entity. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • person: Every individual, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • person: Any individual, partnership, association, firm, corporation or any combination thereof. See Alabama Code 2-22-2
  • person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity, or organization. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See Alabama Code 7-2-106
  • 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.
  • PRINCIPAL OFFICE: The place at which the certificate of incorporation and amendments thereto, the bylaws, and the minutes of the proceedings of the board of a corporation are kept. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • provider: Any person that provides utility services to any user pursuant to a utility services agreement. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • registration: The registration certificate or certificates and registration plates issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the registration of vehicles. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • REVENUE COMMISSIONER: The Revenue Commissioner of Elmore County. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • revenues: All rentals, receipts, income, and other charges derived or received or to be derived or received by the corporation, from any of the following: The operation by the corporation of a facility or facilities, or part of either thereof; the sale, including installment sales or conditional sales, lease, sublease, or use or other disposition of any facility or portion thereof; repayment of any loan with respect to any facility or the operation thereof; contracts, agreements, or franchises with respect to a facility (or portion thereof); any gift or grant; proceeds of bonds to the extent of use thereof for payment of principal of, interest or premium, if any, on the bonds is authorized by the corporation; proceeds from any insurance, condemnation or guaranty pertaining to a facility or property mortgaged to secure bonds or pertaining to the financing of a facility; and income and profit from the investment of the proceeds of bonds or of any revenues. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See Alabama Code 7-2-103
  • 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.
  • stamp: The state migratory waterfowl stamp furnished by the department. See Alabama Code 9-11-430
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-95-2
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-26-141.02
  • 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 32-1-1.1
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • superintendent: means the superintendent then in office and, where appropriate, all of his or her successors and predecessors in office. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • SUPERVISION FEE: A fee imposed on any eligible person, as defined in this part, by any judicial officer or the Baldwin County Pretrial Release and Community Corrections Board to compensate the Baldwin County Community Corrections Center for administrative and supervisory functions performed for any eligible person for any pretrial release programs, rehabilitative programs, alternative sentencing programs, educational programs, intervention programs, treatment programs, supervision programs, or other programs established pursuant to this part to serve the courts of the Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit. See Alabama Code 45-2-84.02
  • TANNEHILL FURNACE AND FOUNDRY COMMISSION: The "Tannehill Furnace and Foundry Commission" created under Article 10 of Chapter 9 of Title 41. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • ton: Two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Alabama Code 2-23-2
  • 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
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense, means the several states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the American Virgin Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and any other territory of the United States; and, when used in a political sense, means the federal government of the United States. See Alabama Code 5-13B-41
  • user: Any person that receives, participates in, or otherwise partakes of utility services pursuant to a utility services agreement, and includes any governmental user. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • utilities board: shall mean the Utilities Board of the City of Foley in Baldwin County, a corporation organized and existing under the authority of Sections 11-50-310 through 11-50-318 and 11-50-320 through 11-50-324. See Alabama Code 45-2A-61
  • UTILITY SERVICES: Any services for (i) the collection, treatment, and delivery of water, whether such water is used for human consumption or industrial use, and (ii) the collection, treatment, and disposal of sewage, wastewater, industrial effluent, or other fluid waste. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • UTILITY SERVICES AGREEMENT: Any agreement between or among one or more users and one or more providers, whether such agreement is in the form of a lease, a service contract, a contract of sale, or in any other form, pursuant to which a provider or providers shall agree to provide one or more utility services to, or for the benefit of, such user or users under circumstances in which the facilities for the provision of such utility services are financed, in whole or in part, by a corporation. See Alabama Code 11-97-2
  • vehicle: Every device in, upon, or by which any individual 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, an electric 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 32-1-1.1
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
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