§ 27-231 Definition of mineral
§ 27-233 Preferred right to renew mineral lease; evaluation of geologic and economic evidence
§ 27-234 Rent; royalty; appeal; interest; penalty; lien
§ 27-235 Offering permits and leases at auction; terms of lease; financial security termination
§ 27-236 Suspension of royalty rights
§ 27-237 Review by commissioner
§ 27-238 Existing leases
§ 27-239 Inspections, investigations and audits

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 27 > Chapter 2 > Article 3

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • mineral: means all metallic ore minerals and industrial minerals other than common variety minerals as defined in section 27-271. See Arizona Laws 27-231
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215