Sections
§ 7301 Selling without fire test; method of testing 16
§ 7302 Tests by State Chemist; fees 16
§ 7303 Report of test failures to Attorney General 16
§ 7304 Civil liability 16
§ 7305 Legislative intent 16
§ 7306 Definitions 16
§ 7307 Sale and use of portable oil-fueled heaters 16
§ 7308 Requirements for approved portable oil-fueled heaters 16
§ 7309 Storage of kerosene 16
§ 7310 Authority of State Fire Prevention Commission 16
§ 7311 Penalties; jurisdiction 16
§ 7312 Kerosene labeling requirements 16
§ 7313 Kerosene inspection, sampling and testing 16
§ 7314 Penalties 16

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 16 > Chapter 73

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Approved: means acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction over the sale and use of portable oil-fueled heaters as hereinafter set forth. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Director: means the Director of the Division of Public Health, or such persons as may be designated by the Director. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Division: means the Division of Public Health. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Infant: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Listed: means any portable oil-fueled heater which has been evaluated with respect to reasonably foreseeable hazards to life and property by any 1 of the following nationally recognized testing or inspection agencies: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Oil: means any liquid fuel with a flash point of greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, including but not limited to kerosene. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103
  • Portable oil-fueled heater: means any nonflue-connected, self-contained, self-supporting, oil-fueled, heating appliance equipped with an integral reservoir, designed to be carried from 1 location to another. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 3103