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Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 26

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 tax court or superior court, whichever is applicable. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • 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 revenue. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Developer: means either of the following:

    (a) Any person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust or other entity, other than a sales agent, that creates a timeshare plan or is in the business of selling timeshare interests or employs sales agents to sell timeshare interests. See Arizona Laws 42-13451

  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Managing entity: means the association or other person that undertakes the duties, responsibilities and obligations of the management of a timeshare plan. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Manufacturing milk processing plant: means any place, premises or establishment where manufacturing milk or manufactured milk products, or any combination of them, are collected, handled, processed, manufactured, stored, pasteurized, aseptically processed, bottled or prepared for distribution. 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
  • Milk distributing plant: means a plant processing and distributing milk and milk products other than products made from manufacturing milk. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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 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
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: includes property of every kind, both tangible and intangible, not included in the term 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 that produces milk from cows and whose bulk milk is received, acquired or handled by a handler. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • Producer-distributor: means a producer of milk handling his own product exclusively and distributing it as milk. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • Producer-manufacturer: means a producer of milk handling his own product exclusively, and manufacturing milk products therefrom and distributing the products. See Arizona Laws 3-601
  • 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.
  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • state board: means either the state board of tax appeals or the state board of equalization, as applicable. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Timeshare interest: includes either a timeshare estate or a timeshare use. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Timeshare property: means one or more accommodations subject to the same timeshare instrument, together with any other property or rights to property appurtenant to those accommodations. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Transient occupant: means any person who occupies an accommodation in a timeshare property and provides rental income to the developer or association to occupy the accommodation. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • 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
  • 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
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215