Sections
§ 5401 Short title 24
§ 5402 Definitions 24
§ 5410 Required form of contract 24
§ 5411 Notice to educational institution 24
§ 5412 Student-athlete’s right to cancel 24
§ 5413 Required records 24
§ 5414 Prohibited conduct 24
§ 5415 Criminal penalties 24
§ 5416 Civil remedies 24
§ 5418 Uniformity of application and construction 24
§ 5419 Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act 24
§ 5420 Severability 24

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 54

  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Director: shall mean the officer in charge of the Professional Licensing Section of the Division. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Division: shall mean the Division of the Delaware State Police. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Drug: means :

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2502

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Licensee: means an individual licensed under this chapter to practice occupational therapy services. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2002
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • Pawnbroker: means any person, company, corporation, or member or members of a partnership or firm who:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301

  • Person: means a corporation, company, association, or partnership, or an individual. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2002
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pharmacy: means a place where drugs are compounded or dispensed. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Practice of pharmacy: means the interpreting, evaluating, and dispensing of a practitioner's or prescriber's order. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Scrap metal processor: means any person, company, corporation, or member or members of a partnership or firm engaged in the business of selling or receiving any worn out or discarded metal, old iron, used plumbing fixtures, other metals, automobiles, automobile parts, chain, copper, lead, brass, or other parts of machinery. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • secondhand dealer: includes any individual engaged in the business of receiving tangible personal property by means of an automated kiosk. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Secretary: shall mean the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Superintendent: shall mean the Superintendent of the Division. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.