Chapter 1 Tunnels and Mines
Chapter 2 Gassy and Extrahazardous Tunnels
Chapter 3 Licensing and Penalties

Terms Used In California Codes > Labor Code > Division 5 > Part 9

  • Access shaft: means a vertical shaft used as a regular means of worker access to underground mines and tunnels under construction, renovation, or demolition. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attendance: means the number of children present at a child care and development facility. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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 California Integrated Waste Management Board. See California Penal Code 1307
  • Board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • business: includes a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and any other form of commercial enterprise. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 5092
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission created by Section 1 of Article XII of the California Constitution, and "commissioner" means a member of the commission. See California Education Code 5093
  • contaminated petroleum product: means a product that meets all of the following conditions:

    California Penal Code 1307

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cost: includes , but is not limited to, expenditures that are related to the operation of child care and development programs. See California Education Code 8208
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Education Code 1012
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 5091
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Public Utilities Code 99234.1
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Face: means the head of the tunnel where soil is being removed, or that area in a mine where digging is underway. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Federal battery management act: means the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (P. See California Penal Code 1276.5
  • Federally regulated battery: means a battery that is subject to the federal battery management act. See California Penal Code 1276.5
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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).
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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
  • Local educational agency: means a school district, a county office of education, a community college district, or a school district acting on behalf of one or more schools within the school district. See California Education Code 8208
  • Lower explosive limit: means the lowest concentration at which a gas or vapor can be ignited or will explode. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • magistrate: signifies any one of the officers mentioned in Section 808. See California Education Code 1012
  • Mine: means any excavation or opening above or below ground used for removal of ore, minerals, gravel, sand, rock, or other materials intended for manufacturing or sale. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Muck: means excavated dirt, rock, or other material. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 5031
  • Permissible equipment: means equipment tested and approved by the U. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Education Code 32289
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Education Code 8404
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Recycled oil: means any oil that meets all of the following requirements specified in clauses (i) to (iii), inclusive:

    California Penal Code 1307

  • remanufacturer: is a ny person who for commission, money, or other thing of value, produces a vehicle that consists of any used or reconditioned integral parts, including, but not limited to, frame, engine, transmission, axles, brakes, or suspension which is subject to registration under this code. See California Education Code 8426
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development. See California Education Code 32300
  • Site supervisor: means a person who, regardless of his or her title, has operational program responsibility for a child care and development program at a single site. See California Education Code 8208
  • Standards board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, within the department. See California Public Utilities Code 99234.1
  • Startup costs: means those expenses an agency incurs in the process of opening a new or additional facility before the full enrollment of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 1012
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 5090
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 5028
  • Tunnel: means an underground passageway, excavated by men and equipment working below the earth's surface, that provides a subterranean route along which men, equipment, or substances can move. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Underground mine: means a mine that consists of a subterranean excavation. See California Public Utilities Code 101161
  • Used oil: means all of the following:

    California Penal Code 1307

  • Used oil recycling facility: means a facility that reprocesses or re-refines used oil. See California Penal Code 1307
  • vehicle: is a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, excepting a device moved exclusively by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See California Education Code 8486
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Violation: includes a failure to comply with any requirement of the code. See California Education Code 32400 v2
  • willfully: when applied to the intent with which an act is done or omitted, implies simply a purpose or willingness to commit the act, or make the omission referred to. See California Education Code 1012