Article 1 Legislative Policy and Findings
Article 2 Application
Article 3 Definitions
Article 4 Liability of Persons Using Pilot Services
Article 5 Exclusive Rights of Pilotage
Article 6 Exempt Vessels and Vessels Liable for Pilotage
Article 7 Duties of Pilots
Article 8 State Certified Pilotage

Terms Used In California Codes > Harbors and Navigation Code > Division 5 > Chapter 1

  • Accredited agency: means an agency that has been accredited by an accrediting entity, in accordance with the standards in Subpart F (commencing with Section 96. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Adoption service: means any of the following services:

    California Family Code 8900.5

  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board: means the Central Valley Flood Protection Board. See California Water Code 12980
  • Central authority: means the entity designated under paragraph (1) of Article 6 of the convention by a convention country. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner of this State. See California Insurance Code 20
  • Committee: means the Safe Drinking Water Finance Committee created by Section 13816. See California Water Code 13815
  • Contamination: includes any equivalent effect resulting from the disposal of waste, whether or not waters of the state are affected. See California Water Code 13050
  • Convention: means the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, May 29, 1993. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Convention adoption: means the adoption of a child resident in a convention country by a United States citizen, or an adoption of a child resident in the United States by an individual or individuals residing in a convention country, if, in connection with the adoption, the child has moved or will move between the United States and the convention country. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Convention country: means a country that is party to the convention and with which the convention is in force for the United States. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • County: includes city and county. See California Family Code 67
  • Delta: means the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as described in Section 12220. See California Water Code 12980
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Water Code 13815
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic water system: means a system for the provision to the public of piped water for human consumption, if the system has at least 15 service connections or regularly supplies water to at least 25 individuals. See California Water Code 13815
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with an electronic record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the electronic record. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Exempted provider: means a social work professional or organization that performs a home study on any prospective adoptive parent, or a child background study, or both, in the United States in connection with a convention adoption, and who is not currently providing and has not previously provided any other adoption service in the case. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Federal assistance: means funds available, or which may become available, to a supplier either directly or through allocation by the state from the federal government as grants or loans for the improvement of domestic water systems. See California Water Code 13815
  • Fund: means the California Safe Drinking Water Fund. See California Water Code 13815
  • Hague adoption certificate: means a certificate issued by the secretary in an outgoing case (where the child is emigrating from the United States to another convention country) certifying that a child has been adopted in the United States in accordance with the convention and, except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 97. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Hague custody declaration: means a declaration issued by the secretary in an outgoing case (where the child is emigrating from the United States to another convention country) declaring that custody of a child for purposes of adoption has been granted in the United States in accordance with the convention and, except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 97. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • indemnity: as used in this chapter means benefits promised. See California Insurance Code 10272
  • insured: as used in this chapter , shall not be construed as preventing a person other than the insured with a proper insurable interest from making application for and owning a policy covering the insured or from being entitled under such a policy to any indemnities, benefits and rights provided therein. See California Insurance Code 10325
  • Legal service: means any service, other than those defined in this section as an adoption service, that relates to the provision of legal advice and information or to the drafting of legal instruments. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Local agency: means any city, county, district, or other political subdivision of the state which is authorized to maintain levees. See California Water Code 12980
  • Local consumer affairs agency: means and includes any city or county body which primarily provides consumer protection services. See California Business and Professions Code 17506.5
  • Net long-term habitat improvement: means enhancement of riparian, fisheries, and wildlife habitat. See California Water Code 12980
  • Nonproject levee: means a local flood control levee in the delta that is not a project facility under the State Water Resources Law of 1945, as shown on page 38 of the Department of Water Resources "Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Atlas" dated 1993. See California Water Code 12980
  • Nuisance: means anything which meets all of the following requirements:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 17
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • order: include a decree, as appropriate under the circumstances. See California Family Code 100
  • person: includes any individual, partnership, firm, association, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 17506
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Insurance Code 19
  • Person: includes any city, county, district, the state, and the United States, to the extent authorized by federal law. See California Water Code 13050
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Family Code 105
  • Petitioner: includes plaintiff, where appropriate. See California Family Code 126
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pollution: means an alteration of the quality of the waters of the state by waste to a degree which unreasonably affects either of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary provider: means the accredited agency that is identified pursuant to Section 96. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Proceeding: includes an action. See California Family Code 110
  • Project: means proposed facilities for the construction, improvement, or rehabilitation of the domestic water system, and may include water supply, treatment works, and all or part of a water distribution system, if necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter. See California Water Code 13815
  • Property: includes real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Family Code 113
  • Public domestic authority: means an authority operated by a state, local, or tribal government. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Regional board: means any California regional water quality control board for a region as specified in Section 13200. See California Water Code 13050
  • School building: as used in this article shall be limited to any physical structure capable of being occupied by pupils, but shall exclude, (a) any bleacher or grandstand with less than six rows of seats, (b) any building which is used exclusively for warehouse, storage, garage, or districtwide administrative office purposes, into which pupils are not required to enter, and buildings utilized by adult schools for off-campus, voluntary adult education courses or registered apprentice courses, (c) any swimming pool, or (d) any yard or lighting poles or flagpoles or playground equipment which does not exceed 35 feet in height. See California Education Code 17368
  • Secretary: means the United States Secretary of State, and includes any official of the United States Department of State exercising the authority of the Secretary of State under the convention, the IAA, or any regulations implementing the IAA, pursuant to a delegation of authority. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a commonwealth, territory, or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Family Code 145
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Insurance Code 28
  • State board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Water Code 13050
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10
  • Supervised provider: means any agency, person, or other nongovernmental entity that is providing any adoption service in a convention adoption under the supervision and responsibility of an accredited agency that is acting as the primary provider in the case. See California Family Code 8900.5
  • Support: refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child, spouse, or family, or an amount owing pursuant to Section 17402. See California Family Code 150
  • Treatment works: means any devices or systems used in the treatment of water supplies, including necessary lands, which render water supplies pure, wholesome, and potable for domestic purpose. See California Water Code 13815
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • Waste: includes sewage and any and all other waste substances, liquid, solid, gaseous, or radioactive, associated with human habitation, or of human or animal origin, or from any producing, manufacturing, or processing operation, including waste placed within containers of whatever nature prior to, and for purposes of, disposal. See California Water Code 13050
  • Water agency: as used in this part means any public corporation, district, political subdivision, or any other agency or authority now or hereafter organized under the laws of this state which develops, stores, distributes or supplies water. See California Water Code 12970
  • Water quality control: means the regulation of any activity or factor which may affect the quality of the waters of the state and includes the prevention and correction of water pollution and nuisance. See California Water Code 13050
  • Waters of the state: means any surface water or groundwater, including saline waters, within the boundaries of the state. See California Water Code 13050