§ 3141 Registration of markings on containers
§ 3142 Use of registered containers
§ 3143 Deposits on containers
§ 3144 Confiscation by owner of unlawfully used containers
§ 3145 Sterilization of bottles
§ 3146 Violations and penalties
§ 3147 Jurisdiction of offenses
§ 3148 Appeals; bond; time for taking

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 3 > Chapter 31 > Subchapter IV

  • 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.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agreement: means an agreement entered into by the Secretary and one or more contracting parties for a project. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 723
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Aquaculture: means the controlled propagation, growth, harvest and subsequent commerce in cultured aquatic stock by an aquaculturist. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Aquaculture facility: means any water system and associated infrastructures capable of holding and/or producing cultured aquatic stock. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Aquaculture registration: means the formal registration by application to the Department of Agriculture of an aquaculture facility by a person, partnership or corporation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Closed system: means an aquaculture facility with water discharge(s) that does not connect in any way to the waters of the State prior to the discharged water being screened, filtered or percolated to prevent cultured aquatic stock from escaping. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contracting party: means any individual, corporation, partnership, company, trust, association, joint venture, pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated association, body politic, authority or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein entering into an agreement with the Secretary for a project. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 723
  • 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.
  • Cultured aquatic stock: means aquatic organisms, lawfully acquired by an aquaculturist that are held and grown in a registered aquaculture facility. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 723
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 798
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • District: means an area of a municipality or county, or both, that meets the criteria set forth in §§ 2103 and 2104 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Farebox recovery ratio: means the fraction of a transit system's operating expenses which are met by the fares paid by passengers. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • Fee fishing: means removing cultured aquatic stock from a registered aquaculture facility in a sportsman-like manner for a payment of a fee. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Fee fishing operation: means a registered aquaculture facility where a person may fish for cultured aquatic stock. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • freshwater: as used in this chapter or any regulation promulgated by the Department or permit issued by the Division or Director shall mean those waters in the State where the lunar tide does not regularly ebb and flow. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 1102
  • freshwater fish: as used in this chapter shall mean any species of finfish that may be found in fresh or nontidal waters of this State. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 1102
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Isoperimetric quotient: means the ratio of the area of the District to the area of a circle with the same perimeter as the District. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Level of service: means a qualitative measure describing operational conditions within a traffic stream based on service measures such as speed and travel time, freedom to maneuver, traffic interruptions, comfort, and convenience. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • 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
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parcel of land: means any quantity of land capable of being described with such definiteness that its locations and boundaries may be established and which is designated by its owner or developer as land to be used or developed as a unit or which has been used or developed as a unit. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Project: means any public transportation project undertaken under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 723
  • Project: means any State-funded capital-related improvement or addition to the State's transportation infrastructure, including transit systems, facilities, stations and equipment, sidewalks, multi-use paths, protected bicycle lanes, and bicycle boulevards. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 750
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Registered aquaculture facility: means an aquaculture facility which has a valid aquaculture registration issued by the Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • 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.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 723
  • State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transportation System: means any capital-related improvement and addition to the State's transportation infrastructure, including but not limited to highways, roads, bridges, vehicles and equipment, ports and marine-related facilities, park and ride lots, rail and other transit systems, facilities, stations and equipment, rest areas, tunnels, airports, transportation management systems, control/communications/information systems and other transportation-related investments, or any combination thereof. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 723
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Viticulture: means the cultivation, production or marketing of any grape variety that is cultivated, produced or marketed as a cultivated crop in this State. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 798
  • Wild: means an animal or plant that is not trained, adapted and/or bred to live in a human controlled environment. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 783
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307