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Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 8 > Chapter 5 - Missing Children Reporting

  • Account: means withdrawable capital deposited with or invested in an association in accordance with any plan authorized by this chapter unless such term is otherwise designated or qualified. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Association: means every association to which this chapter applies as defined in the section concerning scope of chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the state department of corrections. See Arizona Laws 31-201
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deputy director: means the deputy director of the financial institutions division of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 31-201
  • 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
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Investment: means to put funds to use in order to secure profits. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Profits: means , as determined by the application of proper accounting principles, gross income less the aggregate of operating and other expenses, losses actually sustained and not charged to reserves under this chapter and interest paid or accrued on borrowings and non-recurring charges. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • work crew: means a group of prison inmates who possess the skills and training to work at prison sites and to participate, under the security supervision of correctional service officers, in any phase of prison construction, maintenance, renovation or conversion. See Arizona Laws 31-250