Chapter 1 General Provisions
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Chapter 3 Bonds

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Utilities Code > Division 10 > Part 6

  • 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.
  • Authority: means the Yolo County Transit Authority, a joint exercise of powers agency. See California Public Utilities Code 60002
  • Board of directors: means the Board of Directors of the Yolo County Transportation District. See California Public Utilities Code 60002
  • Board of supervisors: means the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. See California Public Utilities Code 60002
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Public Utilities Code 19
  • 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 Public Utilities Code 20
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner of this State. See California Insurance Code 20
  • conduit: includes ditches, pipe lines, and other means of diversion. See California Water Code 4001
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: means the County of Yolo. See California Public Utilities Code 60002
  • County: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Public Utilities Code 18
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • District: means the Yolo County Transportation District created by Section 60004. See California Public Utilities Code 60002
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Landlord: means any operator, keeper, lessor, or sublessor of any furnished or unfurnished premises for hire, or his or her agent or successor in interest. See California Civil Code 1993
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Manager: means the individual under whose direction, control, charge, or management the business of a licensee is operated. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Civil Code 14
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Owner: means any person other than the landlord who has any right, title, or interest in property. See California Civil Code 1993
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Insurance Code 19
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, company, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Premises: includes any common areas associated therewith. See California Civil Code 1993
  • property: includes property real and personal. See California Civil Code 14
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Insurance Code 28
  • stream system: includes stream, lake, or other body of water, and tributaries and contributory sources, but does not include an underground water supply other than a subterranean stream flowing through known and definite channels. See California Water Code 2500
  • Tenant: includes any lessee or sublessee of any commercial real property and its premises for hire. See California Civil Code 1993
  • water: includes the term "use of water. See California Water Code 1000