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Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 2 > Chapter 2.35

  • 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 Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • Adoption service: means any of the following services:

    California Health and Safety Code 11839.13

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness issued solely for purposes of supporting the Wildfire Fund and other related expenses incurred by the department pursuant to this division, or for reimbursing expenditures from the fund or the Wildfire Fund for those purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.31
  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities and improvements that, as agreed upon by the parties, are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be occupied jointly by the district and the private person, firm, or corporation. See California Education Code 17515
  • Central authority: means the entity designated under paragraph (1) of Article 6 of the convention by a convention country. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • Civil action: includes civil proceedings. See California Education Code 17527
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.31
  • Convention: means the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, May 29, 1993. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • County: includes city and county. See California Government Code 50967
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 14004.5
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 24937
  • Criminal action: includes criminal proceedings. See California Education Code 17529
  • department: means the State Department of Health Care Services and "director" means the Director of Health Care Services. See California Insurance Code 4097.16
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 24943
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Education Code 24944
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Electrical corporation: means a large electrical corporation, as defined in Section 3280 of the Public Utilities Code, that participates in the Wildfire Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.31
  • Emergency: as used in this code , means a sudden, unexpected occurrence that poses a clear and imminent danger, requiring immediate action to prevent or mitigate the loss or impairment of life, health, property, or essential public services. See California Public Utilities Code 30215
  • Evidence: means testimony, writings, material objects, or other things presented to the senses that are offered to prove the existence or nonexistence of a fact. See California Education Code 17531
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Department of Water Resources Charge Fund established by Section 80550. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.31
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Law: includes constitutional, statutory, and decisional law. See California Education Code 17534
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • order: include a decree, as appropriate under the circumstances. See California Government Code 50972
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Government Code 50973
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 14022.3
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 24942
  • Petitioner: includes plaintiff, where appropriate. See California Government Code 50978
  • Plans and specifications: means the unit price catalog and the job order contract technical specifications. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Proceeding: includes an action. See California Government Code 50974
  • Project: means the specific requirements and work to be accomplished by the job order contractor in connection with an individual job order. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Public domestic authority: means an authority operated by a state, local, or tribal government. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 11839.13
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Government Code 51072
  • 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 Government Code 51073
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 14022
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 25000.5
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 14002.05
  • 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.
  • Trier of fact: includes (a) the jury and (b) the court when the court is trying an issue of fact other than one relating to the admissibility of evidence. See California Education Code 17579