§ 8-19-1 Short title
§ 8-19-2 Legislative intent
§ 8-19-3 Definitions
§ 8-19-4 Enforcement
§ 8-19-5 Unlawful trade practices
§ 8-19-6 Interpretation
§ 8-19-7 Exemptions
§ 8-19-8 Restraining orders
§ 8-19-9 Discovery of information
§ 8-19-10 Private right of action
§ 8-19-11 Penalties
§ 8-19-12 Violations
§ 8-19-13 Defense
§ 8-19-14 Statute of limitations
§ 8-19-15 Savings clause

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 8 > Chapter 19

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • ATTORNEY GENERAL: The Attorney General of the State of Alabama or his duly designated representatives. See Alabama Code 40-7-100
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • consumer: Any natural person who buys goods or services for personal, family or household use. See Alabama Code 40-7-100
  • CONTROL ZONE: An area of potential or actual infestation or infection, the boundaries of which are fixed and clearly described in a manner definitely identifying the zone. See Alabama Code 40-12-243
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • department: The Department of Revenue of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 40-7-70
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • 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.
  • FOREST PRODUCTS: Logs, pulpwood, poles, pilings, inwoods pulpwood chips, and stumpwood (tarwood). See Alabama Code 40-7-70
  • FOREST TREES: Only those trees which are a part of and constitute a stand of potential, immature or mature commercial timber trees; provided, however, that such term shall be deemed to include shade trees of any species around houses, along highways and within cities and towns if the same constitute an insect or disease menace to nearby timber trees or timber stands. See Alabama Code 40-12-243
  • forestland: Land on which forest trees occur. See Alabama Code 40-12-243
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • goods: Includes but is not limited to any property, tangible or intangible, real, personal, or any combination thereof, and any franchise, license, distributorship, or other similar right, privilege, or interest. See Alabama Code 40-7-100
  • infestation: Infestation by means of any insect which is dangerously injurious to forest trees; such term shall mean infection by any disease affecting forest trees which is dangerously injurious to same. See Alabama Code 40-12-243
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • license tax: as used in this title , shall be deemed to include any tax prescribed by a license tax schedule, but shall not exclude any license tax otherwise prescribed. See Alabama Code 40-12-344
  • manufacturer: As applied to logs suitable for manufacture into lumber, plywood, veneer, or other solid wood product, the person who operates the sawmill or plant in which the products are manufactured; as applied to pulpwood, the person who operates the paper or pulp mill, oriented strand board mill, pellet mill, or other plant in which the products are manufactured; as applied to poles and pilings, the person who purchases from the producer; as applied to stumpwood, the person who operates the plant or retort in which the product is utilized. See Alabama Code 40-7-70
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • person: Any individual, firm, copartnership, association, corporation, receiver, trustee, or any other group or combination acting as a unit. See Alabama Code 40-7-70
  • person: Includes but is not limited to natural persons, corporations, trusts, partnerships, incorporated or unincorporated associations and any other legal entity. See Alabama Code 40-7-100
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • services: Work, labor, and other services, including but not limited to services furnished in connection with the sale or repair of goods. See Alabama Code 40-7-100
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC