§ 2707 License required
§ 2708 Qualifications of applicant; report to Attorney General; judicial review
§ 2709 Reciprocity
§ 2710 Fees
§ 2711 Issuance and renewal of licenses
§ 2712 Grounds for discipline
§ 2713 Complaints
§ 2714 Disciplinary sanctions
§ 2715 Hearing procedures
§ 2716 Reinstatement of a suspended license; removal from probationary status; replacement of license
§ 2717 Penalty

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 27 > Subchapter II

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Professional Land Surveyors established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Person: shall mean a corporation, company, association and partnership, as well as an individual. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • Practice of land surveying: shall mean professional services or work involving special knowledge and application of the principles of mathematics and related sciences and the relevant requirement of law in connection with the use and development of land, as described herein:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Professional land surveyor: shall mean an individual who holds a valid license to practice land surveying under this chapter, and in addition:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Responsible charge: shall mean the direct control and personal direction of the investigation, operation and execution of land surveying work requiring initiative, and professional skill and independent judgment as a party chief or survey manager. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • Substantially related: means the nature of the criminal conduct, for which the person was convicted, has a direct bearing on the fitness or ability to perform 1 or more of the duties or responsibilities necessarily related to the practice of land surveying. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Surveyor intern: shall mean an individual who has qualified for, taken, and has passed the written standardized national examination developed by the national professional association in the fundamentals of surveying. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2702
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307