Sections
§ 3901 Fund for retired and disabled teachers 14
§ 3902 Retirement benefits 14
§ 3903 Disability benefits 14
§ 3904 Application for benefits 14
§ 3905 Investigation of application and eligibility 14
§ 3906 Payment of benefits 14
§ 3907 Unexpended appropriations 14
§ 3908 Adjustment of benefits 14
§ 3909 Increases in pensions 14
§ 3910 Death benefits 14

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 14 > Chapter 39

  • Appointed standby guardian: means a person appointed pursuant to this subchapter to assume the powers and duties of guardianship of a child upon the death or determination of incapacity or debilitation of the parent, custodian, or guardian. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the parent, custodian or guardian. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Custodian: means a nonparent who has been awarded custody of a child by order of the Family Court, but excludes the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families when it or any of its divisions have been awarded custody by order of the Family Court. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Debilitated: means a person's state of chronic and substantial inability, as a result of a terminal illness, disease or injury to care for a child. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Debilitation: means a person's chronic and substantial inability, as a result of a terminal illness, disease or injury, to care for a child. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Determination of incapacity: means a written determination made by the attending physician which contains the physician's opinion to a reasonable degree of medical certainty regarding the nature, cause, extent and probable duration of the parent's, custodian's or guardian's incapacity. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Incapacity: means a person's chronic and substantial inability, as a result of mental impairment, to understand the nature and consequences of decisions concerning the care of the child, and a consequent inability to care for the child. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • minor child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Triggering event: means an event in the designation, petition or decree which empowers the standby guardian to assume the duties of the office, which event may be the death, incapacity, or debilitation of the parent, custodian, or guardian, whichever occurs first. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 2362
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307