§ 9-15-1 Definitions
§ 9-15-2 Jurisdiction and control of unused lands; recommendations as to policy generally
§ 9-15-3 Determination and listing of unused lands suitable for devotion to forest culture; use of same as state forests or state parks
§ 9-15-4 Concentration of ownership of scattered state owned lands
§ 9-15-5 Duties of department to be performed without prejudice, etc., to rights of trust beneficiaries or state institutions; department to act as technical advisor
§ 9-15-6 Ascertainment of description and location of lands owned or held in trust by state, state institutions, etc.; classification of lands and preparation of records of ownership
§ 9-15-7 Disposition of records generally
§ 9-15-8 Filing of lists of used and unused lands by state departments and institutions; filing of lists of improvements made on said lands; disposition of lists
§ 9-15-9 Preparation and disposition of records showing ownership, general character, disposition, etc., of used and unused lands
§ 9-15-10 Notice, etc., of change in status, disposition or acquisition of used and unused lands
§ 9-15-11 Preparation of county maps showing ownership and location of lands owned by state institutions or departments
§ 9-15-12 Preparation of lists of lands owned by state, state institutions, etc., for county tax assessors; notice of acquisition or disposition of lands
§ 9-15-13 Acquisition of lands to which state entitled; recordation of same
§ 9-15-14 Duty to determine best use for which unused lands may be adapted; use of same for purpose for which suited
§ 9-15-15 Disposition of revenues from unused lands managed by department; charges for administration, protection, mapping, etc
§ 9-15-16 Maximum amount for charges for administration, etc., of lands
§ 9-15-17 Fund for management, etc., of unused lands
§ 9-15-18 Sale of timber, minerals, etc., from lands; lease, exchange or sale of lands, etc
§ 9-15-19 Effect of article on local laws, etc., governing ownership, management, etc., of lands in counties

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 9 > Chapter 15 > Article 1

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • customer: Any person who causes a molder to make a form or to use a form to make a product. See Alabama Code 8-28-1
  • 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
  • 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.
  • form: An object in or around which material is placed to make a mold for pouring plastic or casting metal, and includes a mold, die or pattern. See Alabama Code 8-28-1
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • IMPROPER MEANS: "Improper means" are means such as:

    a. See Alabama Code 8-27-2

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • molder: Any person who makes a form or who uses a form to make a product. See Alabama Code 8-28-1
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • person: is a natural person, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Alabama Code 8-27-2
  • person: Any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, or joint stock association and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof engaged in the transportation of hazardous liquids. See Alabama Code 37-4-90
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 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.
  • TRADE SECRET: A "trade secret" is information that:

    a. See Alabama Code 8-27-2

  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • UNUSED LANDS: Lands not utilized for the immediate purposes of any institution or department, not being cultivated, leased or mined and not contiguous to the premises of any department or institution or state building. See Alabama Code 9-15-1
  • USED LANDS: Lands that are being utilized for the specific and immediate purposes of the state or of any institution or department thereof or by any township or the inhabitants thereof, including buildings, grounds and premises, experiment farms, leased, mined or cultivated property and any other tracts utilized by or for the operation of any institution or department. See Alabama Code 9-15-1
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1