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Article 1 General Provisions 3-2901 – 3-2913

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 3 > Chapter 16 - Aquaculture

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affected commodity: means the specific citrus, fruit or vegetable that is regulated pursuant to article 2 or 4 of this chapter and that is subject to the marketing agreement or order or the proposed marketing agreement or order. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Affected person: means a producer or shipper of an affected commodity. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • agreement: means an agreement that is developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and that is entered into by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • aquaculture facility: means the controlled propagation, growth and harvest of aquatic animals or plants, including fish, amphibians, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, algae and vascular plants. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Aquatic products: means aquatic animals and plants, or their by-products, that are produced, grown, managed, harvested or marketed. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Aquatic wildlife: means amphibians, fish, mollusks, crustaceans and soft shelled turtles found in a state of nature. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • commission: means the marketing commission established under section 3-413. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • committee: means a marketing committee established by a marketing agreement according to section 3-426. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Container: means any restrictive enclosure used to contain aquatic products for handling, packing or shipping. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Dangerous offense: means an offense involving the discharge, use or threatening exhibition of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or the intentional or knowing infliction of serious physical injury on another person. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Fee fishing: means removing aquatic animals by any harvesting method from a privately controlled body of water as authorized by a direct or indirect payment of a fee. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of expanding gases, except that it does not include a firearm in permanently inoperable condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Lot: means one or more consolidated containers identified as a single item or unit. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • order: means an order that is developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and that is issued by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Owner: means the person in possession of and legally entitled to dispose of aquatic products. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, group, company, society or association. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, trust, association or partnership. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Producer: means a person that has a financial interest in producing or causing citrus, fruit or vegetable commodities to be produced for market in commercial quantities. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Serious physical injury: includes physical injury that creates a reasonable risk of death, or that causes serious and permanent disfigurement, serious impairment of health or loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily organ or limb. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Shipper: means a person that engages in shipping, transporting, selling or marketing citrus, fruits or vegetables under the shipper's own registered trademark or label or a person that first markets the fruits or vegetables for the producer. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Supervisor: means the supervisor of aquaculture or the supervisor's authorized representative. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transporter: means a person that transports live aquatic animals or plants to persons who are licensed to resell, process or stock aquatic animals or plants. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Vehicle: means a device in, upon or by which any person or property is, may be or could have been transported or drawn upon a highway, waterway or airway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215