Sections
§ 4401 Purpose; abandoned vehicles on private property or public highways; definition 21
§ 4402 Enforcement; removal of abandoned vehicles; transfer thereof 21
§ 4403 Notice of removal 21
§ 4404 Sale of abandoned vehicles; disposition of proceeds 21
§ 4405 Sale as barring claims or interests 21
§ 4406 Issuance of certificate of title 21
§ 4407 Secretary of Public Safety; rules and regulations 21
§ 4408 Immunity of police officers, Department of Safety and Homeland Security employees and garage persons towing or storing vehicles 21
§ 4409 Rights and authority granted to be in addition to other rights and authority 21
§ 4410 Wreckers; removal; licenses; records; contract 21
§ 4411 Storage area for abandoned vehicles 21
§ 4412 Vehicles left in possession of garage and/or service station; limitations 21
§ 4413 Antique cars or parts thereof; exception 21
§ 4414 Penalty; prima facie evidence of wilful abandonment; jurisdiction 21
§ 4415 Disposal of vehicles 8 years of age or older by wrecker owners 21
§ 4416 Vehicles left or abandoned on public highways 21

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 21 > Chapter 44

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • public highway: shall include any portion of the highway located within the right-of-way lines or, in the case of limited access highway, the denial of access lines, including shoulders and median strip. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 4103
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307