§ 2201 Declaration of policy 16
§ 2202 Establishment of Office 16
§ 2203 Definitions 16
§ 2204 Powers of the Office 16
§ 2205 Duties of Office 16
§ 2206 Residential and nonresidential facilities 16
§ 2207 Standards for public and private treatment facilities 16
§ 2208 Licensing of treatment facility; regulations 16
§ 2209 Violation of licensing requirement; injunction 16
§ 2210 Voluntary treatment for substance abuse 16
§ 2211 Involuntary treatment 16
§ 2212 Commitment; judicial proceedings 16
§ 2213 Limitation on involuntary treatment 16
§ 2214 Hearing on petition; notice; decision; review 16
§ 2215 Procedural rights of involuntary patients 16
§ 2216 Discharge by the facility 16
§ 2217 Changing to voluntary status 16
§ 2218 Enlargement of time 16
§ 2219 Appeal; rules of procedure 16
§ 2220 Patient’s rights 16
§ 2221 Devolution of rights 16
§ 2222 Immunity, limitation of liability 16
§ 2223 Unwarranted confinement in a substance abuse treatment facility or denial of rights; penalties 16
§ 2224 Reporting requirements 16
§ 2225 Coverage of persons for substance abuse treatment 16
§ 2225 v2 Coverage of persons for substance abuse treatment 16

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 16 > Chapter 22

  • 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.
  • Ballot: means those portions of cardboard, paper or other material to be placed within the ballot frames of a voting machine or to be used for absentee voting in order to list the names of the offices to be voted for, the name of each candidate and the designation of the party by which the candidate is nominated, a space for the voter to write in the name of any candidate of that voter's choice for any office, and the statement of any question submitted with provision for a "yes" or "no" vote. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Board: means that body of individuals appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate to serve or who otherwise serve as the State Board of Elections in accordance with Chapter 2 of this title, and are, as such, vested with the responsibility and power to see to the administration of the election laws of this State as more particularly defined in this title. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Designated transport personnel: means such personnel as designated by the Director to transport persons with tuberculosis to and from treatment and/or detention facilities, and other sites as ordered by the Director. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 520
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Division of Public Health. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Election officers: means the inspector of election, the 2 judges of election and the clerks of election who are appointed for each election district under § 4701 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Inspector: means inspector of elections. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • 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
  • 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 Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and "sworn" includes affirmed; and the forms shall be varied accordingly. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Peace Officer: means any public officer authorized by law to make arrests in a criminal case. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Question: means any proposition or other question to be submitted to the voters. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services or such persons as may be designated by the Secretary. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Voluntary treatment: means a person voluntarily taking medications as prescribed and following the recommendations of the attending physician or the Division for the management of tuberculosis. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 520
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.