Sections
§ 5001 Definitions 25
§ 5002 Liens; notice 25
§ 5003 Estate recovery 25
§ 5004 Voluntary reimbursement 25
§ 5005 Undue hardship 25
§ 5006 Rules and regulations 25

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 25 > Chapter 50

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Veterinary Medicine established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Division: shall mean the state Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: shall mean :

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • 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 veterinary medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Veterinarian: shall mean a person who has received a degree in veterinary medicine from a school of veterinary medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Veterinary medicine: shall include veterinary surgery, obstetrics, dentistry and all other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Veterinary technician: shall mean a person who has received a degree from a veterinary technician program or its equivalent. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307