Article 1 General Provisions 26-401 – 26-403

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 26 > Chapter 3

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Juvenile: means a person who is under eighteen years of age at the time the issue of competency is raised. See Arizona Laws 8-291
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.