Article 1 Prevention and Investigation 18.70.010 – 18.70.100
Article 2 Mutual Fire Aid Agreements 18.70.150 – 18.70.160
Article 3 Alaska Fire Standards Council 18.70.320 – 18.70.369
Article 4 General Provisions 18.70.900

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 70

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • 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.
  • 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
  • buyer: means a person who buys or agrees to buy goods or obtain services or agrees to have services rendered or furnished from a retail seller. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • charge agreement: means an instrument

    (A) entered into or performed in the state that sets out the terms of retail installment transactions that may be made under the agreement from time to time. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220

  • contract: means a contract, other than a retail charge agreement or an instrument reflecting a sale price made under a retail charge agreement, entered into or performed in the state for a retail installment transaction. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • department: means the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit organized under laws other than the laws of Alaska for a purpose for which a corporation may be organized under this chapter. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • goods: includes merchandise certificates or coupons issued by a retail seller to be used in their face amount instead of cash in exchange for goods or services sold by the seller and goods, including a manufactured home, that, at the time of sale or subsequently, are to be so affixed to real property as to become a part of it, whether or not severable from it. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • principal balance: means the cash sale price of the goods or services that are the subject matter of a retail installment contract less the amount of the buyer?s down payment in money or goods or both, plus

    (A) the amounts for insurance and official fees included in the contract if a separate identified charge is made and stated in the contract for insurance and official fees. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220

  • rate: means the percentage that, when multiplied by the outstanding balance for each month or other installment period, yields the amount of the service charge for the month or period. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • retail installment contract: includes

    (A) a chattel mortgage. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220

  • retail installment transaction: means a transaction in which a retail buyer purchases goods or services from a retail seller under a retail installment contract or a retail charge agreement that provides for a service charge under which the buyer agrees to pay the unpaid balance in one or more installments. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • seller: means a person engaged in the business of selling goods or services to retail buyers. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • services: includes repairs, alterations, or improvements upon or in connection with real property, but does not include the services of a professional person licensed by the state, or services for which the price charged is required by law to be determined or approved by or to be filed, subject to approval or disapproval, with the United States or a state or a department, division, agency, officer, or official of either as in the case of transportation services. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
  • state: means any of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • time balance: means the principal balance plus the service charge. See Alaska Statutes 45.10.220