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Article 1 General Provisions 10-3301 – 10-3304

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 26

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Air commerce: means the scheduled transportation by aircraft of persons or property for hire in interstate, intrastate or international transportation. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Aircraft: means any device that is used or designed for navigation or flight through the air. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Aircraft time: means the number of minutes in the preceding calendar year in which flight property was in the possession of an airline company. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Airline company: means any person who directly or indirectly undertakes to engage in the business of scheduled air commerce. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of merger and all amendments to the articles of incorporation or merger and includes amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of amendment and merger. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated and includes the governing body or bodies of a water users' association if the articles of incorporation of such water users' association provide for a governing body or bodies denominated other than as a board of directors. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Butter: means the clean and nonrancid product containing not less than eighty per cent milk fat produced by gathering the fat of milk or cream into a mass, containing a small portion of other milk constituents, and with or without salt or harmless coloring matter. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • Bylaws: means the code of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which those rules are designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Court: means the superior court of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Department: means the department of revenue. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Due date: means the next business day if a due date of any report, claim, return, statement, payment, deposit, petition, notice or other document or filing falls on Saturday, Sunday or a legal holiday. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • E-mail: means an electronic transmission of a message to an e-mail address. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Employee: includes an officer but not a director. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Entity: includes a corporation, foreign corporation, not for profit corporation, profit and not for profit unincorporated association, nonprofit corporation, close corporation, corporation sole or limited liability company, a professional corporation, association or limited liability company, a business trust, estate, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, trust or joint venture, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, any person other than an individual and a state, the United States and a foreign government. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal milk ordinance: means the recommendations of the United States public health service grade "A" pasteurized milk ordinance with administrative procedures. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fleet type: means aircraft type and model. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Flight property: means all airline company aircraft of the types used in this state except aircraft that are permanently removed from operations. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Gas: means :

    (a) Natural gas, including casinghead gas. See Arizona Laws 42-14101

  • Gross production: means all oil, gas or geothermal resources that are produced and saved except:

    (a) Any interest of the United States or this state or of any other person or entity that is exempt under the laws of the United States or the constitution or laws of this state in any oil, gas or geothermal resources or in the proceeds of oil, gas or geothermal resources. See Arizona Laws 42-14101

  • Gross yield: means the amount for which the gross production is sold in the immediate vicinity of the well or, if not sold on the property, the field or posted price or representative market price at the well of oil, gas or geothermal resources that are transported from the property. See Arizona Laws 42-14101
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Individual: includes the estate of an incompetent or deceased individual. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Manufactured milk products: includes :

    (a) Butter. See Arizona Laws 3-601

  • Member: means , without regard to what a person is called in the articles of incorporation or bylaws, any person or persons who, pursuant to a provision of a corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws, have the right to vote for the election of a director or directors. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oil: means crude petroleum oil and other hydrocarbons regardless of gravity that are produced at the well in liquid form by ordinary production methods and that are not the result of condensation of gas after it leaves the reservoir. See Arizona Laws 42-14101
  • operated: means regularly scheduled aircraft landings or takeoffs. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Original cost: means the capitalized acquisition cost to the original purchaser from the manufacturer of airframes and engines plus substantial modifications. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • pasteurized: means a process prescribed by the standards set forth in the federal milk ordinance or any other process demonstrated to be equally efficient and approved by the associate director. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, company or association and includes a guardian, trustee, executor, administrator, receiver or conservator or any person who acts in a fiduciary capacity. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Person: means a natural person, individual, proprietor, proprietorship, company, corporation, organization, association, joint venture, partner, partnership, trust, estate or limited liability company, the federal or state government, a political subdivision of a state or any other legal entity or combination of entities that owns, controls or has possession of real or personal property. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Personal property: includes property of every kind, both tangible and intangible, that is not included as real estate. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Principal office: means the office, in or out of this state, so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located or in any other document executed by the corporation by an officer and delivered to the commission for filing. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Proceeding: includes a civil suit and a criminal, administrative and investigatory action. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Producer: means a person who owns, controls or leases, either as lessor or lessee, or who has any other interest in oil, gas or geothermal resource lands or oil, gas or geothermal resource wells on January 1 of each year if any person produced any oil, gas or geothermal resource in any manner from the lands or wells during the preceding calendar year. See Arizona Laws 42-14101
  • production: means any taking of oil or gas from any land in this state that is under the state's jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 42-14101
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: includes the ownership of, claim to, possession of or right of possession to lands or patented mines. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Roll: means the assessment and tax roll. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Secondary property taxes: means :

    (a) Ad valorem taxes or special property assessments that are used to pay the principal of and the interest and redemption charges on bonded indebtedness or other lawful long-term obligations that are issued or incurred for a specific capital purpose by a municipality, county or taxing district. See Arizona Laws 42-11001

  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Small flight property: means all airline company aircraft of the types that are used in this state, not permanently removed from operations, with a maximum passenger capacity of less than fifty-six seats and a maximum payload capacity of less than eighteen thousand pounds. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • State ground time: means the number of minutes that flight property is considered to be on the ground in this state during the preceding calendar year and is computed by multiplying the number of departures of flight property in this state during the preceding calendar year by forty-five. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • System ground time: means the number of minutes that flight property is on the ground systemwide during the preceding calendar year and is computed by subtracting the number of revenue and nonrevenue airborne minutes of all flight property during the preceding calendar year from aircraft time. See Arizona Laws 42-14251
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Valuation: means the full cash value or limited property value that is determined for real or personal property, as applicable. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Valuation year: means :

    (a) For real property and property valued by the department, the calendar year preceding the year in which the taxes are levied. See Arizona Laws 42-11001

  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote that is contingent on the happening of a condition or event that has not occurred at the time. See Arizona Laws 10-3140