Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 29 > Chapter 81
- Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- Bequest: Property gifted by will.
- 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.
- Devise: To gift property by will.
- Entertainment event: shall mean any form of circus or carnival, stage play, variety show, concert, magic, puppet or mime show, pageant, musical or similar type of public entertainment program other than combative sports, wrestling, racing and outdoor music festivals. See Delaware Code Title 28 Sec. 929
- 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.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Outdoor musical festival: means any group or groups of persons participating in musical entertainment in open spaces and not in a permanent structure;
(2) "Promoter" means the organizer, operator, producer or the person or persons, or corporation staging the outdoor musical festival and the owner, tenant and lessee of the land upon which the outdoor musical festival is performed;
(3) "Spectator" means a gathering of 1,000 or more persons who pay a consideration for the purpose of viewing or hearing the outdoor musical festival. See Delaware Code Title 28 Sec. 925
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- Promoter: shall mean any person who, privately or as a business agent for a professional enterprise, offers services to another person or organization and in return for the use of that person's/organization's name as sponsor, and a fee, commission or profit share, acquires, advertises and conducts a paid entertainment event for the general public. See Delaware Code Title 28 Sec. 929
- real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
- 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.
- Sponsor: shall mean any person or organization who agrees, verbally or in writing, to authorize the use of their name as an indorsement for, and supporter of, a paid public entertainment event promoted by another individual or business enterprise. See Delaware Code Title 28 Sec. 929
- Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.