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Article 1 Definitions and Authority of the State 17-101 – 17-105

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 17 > Chapter 1

  • Aquatic wildlife: means fish, amphibians, mollusks, crustaceans and soft-shelled turtles. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Commission: means the Arizona game and fish commission. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Department: means the Arizona game and fish department. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Device: means any net, trap, snare, salt lick, scaffold, deadfall, pit, explosive, poison or stupefying substance, crossbow, firearm, bow and arrow, or other implement used for taking wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Domicile: means a person's true, fixed and permanent home and principal residence. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Falconry: means the sport of hunting or taking quarry with a trained raptor. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fishing: means to lure, attract or pursue aquatic wildlife in such a manner that the wildlife may be captured or killed. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fur-bearing animals: means muskrats, raccoons, otters, weasels, bobcats, beavers, badgers and ringtail cats. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Game fish: means trout of all species, bass of all species, catfish of all species, sunfish of all species, northern pike, walleye and yellow perch. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Game mammals: means deer, elk, bear, pronghorn (antelope), bighorn sheep, bison (buffalo), peccary (javelina), mountain lion, tree squirrel and cottontail rabbit. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Guide: means a person who meets any of the following:

    (a) Advertises for guiding services. See Arizona Laws 17-101

  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Migratory game birds: means wild waterfowl, including ducks, geese and swans, sandhill cranes, all coots, all gallinules, common snipe, wild doves and bandtail pigeons. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Mortgage broker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-902 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Predatory animals: means foxes, skunks, coyotes and bobcats. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Raptors: means birds that are members of the order of falconiformes or strigiformes and includes falcons, hawks, owls, eagles and other birds that the commission may classify as raptors. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Take: means pursuing, shooting, hunting, fishing, trapping, killing, capturing, snaring or netting wildlife or placing or using any net or other device or trap in a manner that may result in capturing or killing wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • trapping: means taking wildlife in any manner except with a gun or other implement in hand. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trout: means all species of the family salmonidae, including grayling. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Upland game birds: means quail, partridge, grouse and pheasants. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Wild: means , in reference to mammals and birds, those species that are normally found in a state of nature. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Wildlife: means all wild mammals, wild birds and the nests or eggs thereof, reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, crustaceans and fish, including their eggs or spawn. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Youth: means a person who is under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 17-101