§ 3175 Definitions
§ 3176 Labeling of milk
§ 3177 Penalty
§ 3178 Enforcement

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

  • adult person: means a person of the age of 18 years or older. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • 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.
  • Agent of the department: means a person who acts on behalf of the Department to carry out its activities. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
  • Apiary: means any place where one or more colonies of honeybees are kept. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • 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.
  • Appliances: means any apparatus, tools, machine, or other device used in the handling of bees, honey, wax and hives, and includes smokers, veils, gloves, hive tools, extractors, as well as any container of bees, honey or wax which may be used in an apiary or in transporting bees and their products. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • At large: means livestock that strays from confinement or restraint and from the property of the owner including livestock that strays into a confined area that is owned by a person other than the owner of the livestock. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
  • Bee equipment: means hives, supers, frames, sections, wax foundation, wax, comb and honey. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • Bees: means any stage of development of the common honeybee, Apis Mellifera, or of any other bee species being transported into Delaware for any purpose. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the Board of Directors of the Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation Corporation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4732
  • Colony: means the hive and its bees, comb and equipment. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means the Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation Corporation to be established pursuant to § 4733 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4732
  • Council: means the Advisory Council of the Fort DuPont Redevelopment and Preservation Corporation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4732
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the State Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5301
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4732
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Equine: includes all horses of every type and description. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4384
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fort DuPont: means such real property, as well as such facilities, personal property, buildings, and fixtures located thereon, owned by the State along the Delaware River bounded by the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal on the south, and a branch canal, currently separating it from Delaware City, on the north, which includes the Fort DuPont State Park, the Governor Bacon Health Center, and surrounding lands, tax parcel numbers 1202300020, 1202300021, 1203000001, and 1203000002. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4732
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Hive: means frame hive, box hive, barrel, log gum, skep or any other container, or any part thereof, which may be used as a domicile for bees. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • Inspector: means any qualified person who is appointed by the Department for the purpose of inspecting honeybee colonies. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • 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
  • Livestock: means any cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, other equines, poultry or cultured aquatic stock. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5301
  • Livestock: means domesticated species including: bovine, camelid, cervid, equine, swine, ruminants, ratites, rabbits, poultry, and other animals harvested for food, fiber, fur, or leather. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
  • Livestock dealer: means every recognized dealer engaged in the business of buying, selling or transporting livestock or operating a livestock auction or a livestock sales facility. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5301
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mite: means Acarapis woodi, Varroa jacobsoni. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4702
  • 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.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation or organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5301
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • Redevelopment plan: means the draft master plan for the redevelopment of the Fort DuPont complex dated October 2013, as may be amended from time to time by the Board, which is intended to guide the redevelopment of the Fort DuPont Complex. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4732
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Unenclosed lands: means lands, other than the livestock owner's property, where the livestock would be able to run loose, free of confinement, or otherwise unrestrained by the livestock owner. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307