A. If the lawful owner of stolen property recovers the property from a pawnbroker or dealer and the person who sold or pledged the property to the pawnbroker or dealer is convicted of a violation of law that is related to the stolen or pledged property, the court shall order the defendant to make restitution to the pawnbroker pursuant to this chapter.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-814
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
- Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
B. For the purposes of this section:
1. "Dealer" has the same meaning prescribed in section 44-1601.
2. "Precious item" has the same meaning prescribed in section 44-1601.
3. "Property" includes a numismatic or bullion gold coin and a precious item.