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Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 3 > Chapter 73

  • 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.
  • Alcohol: means ethyl alcohol produced by the distillation of any fermented liquid, whether rectified or diluted with water or not, whatever may be the origin thereof, and includes synthetic ethyl alcohol, but it does not mean ethyl alcohol, diluted or not, that has been denatured or otherwise rendered unfit for beverage purposes. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • alcoholic liquors: include the 5 varieties of liquor defined in this section (alcohol, spirits, wine, beer and alcoholic cider) as well as every liquid or solid, patented or not, containing alcohol, spirits, wine, beer or alcoholic cider and capable of being consumed by a human being, and any liquid or solid containing more than 1 of the 5 varieties defined in this section is considered as belonging to that variety which usually has the higher percentage of alcohol. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Animal food manufacturer: means any person engaged in the business of preparing animal (including poultry) food derived wholly or in part from livestock or poultry carcasses or parts or products of such carcasses. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Appeals Commission: shall mean 3 persons, 1 from each County, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • 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
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Barrel: when used as a container for beer, means such container having a capacity of 31 United States standard gallons of 231 cubic inches. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Beer: means any beverage containing more than 1/2 of 1% of ethyl alcohol by volume, obtained by the alcoholic fermentation of any infusion or decoction of barley malt and hops in water and includes, among other things, ale, porter, stout and other malt or brewed liquors. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Borrower: means a person obtaining or desiring to obtain a mortgage loan. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 9101
  • Bottle: means any vessel that is corked, capped or stopped or arranged so to be and intended to contain or to convey liquids. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock products or poultry products on commission, or otherwise negotiating purchases or sales of such articles other than for such broker's own account or as an employee of another person. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Caterer: means any proprietorship, partnership or corporation engaged in the business of providing food and beverages at social gatherings such as weddings, dinners, benefits, banquets or other similar events for consideration on a regular basis and duly licensed by the State as caterers with at least 60% of its gross receipts resulting from the sale of food. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • certificate of incorporation: as used in this chapter , unless the context requires otherwise, includes not only the original certificate of incorporation filed to create a corporation but also all other certificates, agreements of merger or consolidation, plans of reorganization, or other instruments, howsoever designated, which are filed pursuant to § 102, §§ 133-136, § 151, §§ 241-243, § 245, §§ 251-258, §§ 263-264, § 267, § 303, §§ 311-313, or any other section of this title, and which have the effect of amending or supplementing in some respect a corporation's certificate of incorporation. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 104
  • Club: means a corporation or association created by competent authority, which is the owner, lessee or occupant of premises operated solely for objects of national, social, patriotic, political or athletic nature, or the like, whether or not for pecuniary gain, and the property as well as the advantages of which belong to or are enjoyed by the stockholders or by the members of such corporation or association. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Commissioner: means the person appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate who serves as the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner for the State. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Commissioner: means the State Bank Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 9101
  • Commissioner: means the State Bank Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Consumer: means any person who acquires eggs for consumption in his own household and not for resale. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4329
  • Container: means a "rigid plastic container" or a "plastic bottle" as those terms are defined in this section. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Cooking wine: means a wine that is no more than 20% alcohol by volume and includes no less than 1. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Denatured alcohol: means ethyl alcohol or liquors containing ethyl alcohol to which substances or ingredients have been added to render the ethyl alcohol or liquors unfit for beverage purposes. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Disorderly house: means house, or reputed house, of prostitution, ill-fame or assignation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Division: means "Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Eggs: means eggs in the shell that are the product of domesticated chickens. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4329
  • Emergency: means any condition which interferes with the conduct of normal business operations at 1 or more of a banking organization's offices, or which poses an imminent or existing threat to the safety and security of persons or property, or both. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 7121
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Establishment: means any place located physically in this State where alcoholic liquor of 1 or more varieties is stored, sold or used by authority of any law of this State, including a hotel, restaurant, tavern, beer garden, or club as defined in this section, or where alcoholic liquor of 1 or more varieties is manufactured by virtue of any law of this State. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • federal acts: means these 2 federal laws. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the act so entitled approved March 4, 1907 (34 Stat. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • federal Poultry Products Inspection Act: means the act so entitled approved August 28, 1957 (71 Stat. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • gathering: means a banquet, picnic, bazaar, fair or similar private gathering or similar public gathering where food or drink are sold, served or dispensed by nonprofit organizations such as churches, colleges and universities, volunteer fire companies, political parties or other similar nonprofit groups having a common civic, social, educational or religious purpose, or where entrance tickets are sold or entrance fees are required by those nonprofit organizations. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grade: means specifications defining the limits of variation in quality of eggs in such a manner as to differentiate among classes of eggs, and the letter, number or other symbol by which reference thereto may be made. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4329
  • Grantee: includes every person to whom a freehold estate or interest is conveyed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Grantor: includes every person by whom a freehold estate or interest is conveyed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Hotel: means any establishment, provided with special space and accommodation, where, in consideration of payment, food and lodging are habitually furnished to travelers. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent or grandchild. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Import: means the transporting or ordering or arranging for the transportation or shipment of alcoholic liquor into the State whether by a resident of the State or otherwise. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Importer: means the person transporting or ordering, authorizing or arranging the transportation or shipment of alcoholic liquors into this State, whether the person is a resident or citizen of this State or not, said person being permitted to sell said alcoholic liquors only to those persons licensed to resell alcoholic liquors; provided, however, that nothing contained in this definition shall be construed as prohibiting an importer from selling such alcoholic liquors to either an active owner of that business for that person's use and not for resale or to a full-time, bona fide employee of that business for that person's use and not for resale; and provided further, that nothing contained in this definition shall be construed as prohibiting an importer from selling beer in "half-barrel" or "quarter-barrel" containers to the holders of a personal license. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • 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
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Inspector: means an employee or official of the Department authorized by the Secretary or any employee or official of the government of any county or other governmental subdivision of this State, authorized by the Secretary to perform any inspection functions under this chapter under an agreement between the Secretary and such governmental subdivision. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intrastate commerce: means commerce within this State. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Label: includes display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon any article or the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Label: means a molded, imprinted or raised symbol on or near the bottom of a rigid plastic container or plastic bottle. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (a) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (b) accompanying such article. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • License: means any license or permit to manufacture, to sell, to purchase, to transport, to import or to possess alcoholic liquor authorized or issued by the Commissioner under the provisions of Chapter 5 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Livestock: means any cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines, whether live or dead. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Livestock product: means any carcass, part thereof, meat, or meat food product of any livestock. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Loan processor or underwriter: means an individual who performs clerical or support duties as an employee at the direction of and subject to the supervision and instruction of a person licensed, or exempt from licensing under Chapter 21 or 22 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Manufacture: means distill, rectify, ferment, brew, make, mix, concoct or process any substance or substances capable of producing a beverage containing more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume and includes blending, bottling or other preparation for sale. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in the manufacture of any alcoholic liquor and among others includes a distiller, a rectifier, a wine maker, a brewer, and includes a bottler or one who prepares alcoholic liquor for sale. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Market: means sell, offer for sale, give in the channels of commerce, barter, exchange, or distribute in any manner. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4329
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan: means an extension of credit secured by a first or secondary mortgage on any 1-to-4 family residential owner-occupied property intended for personal, family or household purposes, which is:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 9101

  • Mortgage loan broker: means a person who (i) in the ordinary course of business, for compensation or gain, or in the expectation of compensation or gain, either directly or indirectly, negotiates or offers to negotiate, or arranges or solicits, or offers to arrange or solicit, a mortgage loan on behalf of a borrower, or (ii) holds himself out as being able to serve as an agent for any person in an attempt to obtain a mortgage loan; or (iii) holds himself or herself out as being able to serve as an agent or independent contractor to negotiate the terms or conditions of a mortgage loan on behalf of a lender (but who is not a person employed as an employee or agent of the lender). See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 9101
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or in the expectation of compensation or gain:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113

  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry: means a mortgage licensing system developed and maintained by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators for the licensing and registration of licensed mortgage loan originators. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nontraditional mortgage product: means any mortgage product other than a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Off-site caterer: means any proprietorship, partnership or corporation engaged in the business of providing food and beverages at social gatherings, such as weddings, dinners, benefits, banquets or other similar events, that are held off the site of the caterer's business for consideration and on a regular basis. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Office: means any place at which a banking organization transacts business or conducts operations related to the transaction of business, and shall specifically include, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, automatic teller machines. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 7121
  • Officers: means those persons designated by the banking organization's board of directors or trustees to act for the banking organization. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 7121
  • Official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by regulations of the Secretary for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the Secretary for use in applying any official mark. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Official establishment: means any establishment as determined by the Secretary at which inspection of the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of livestock products or poultry products is maintained under the authority of this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Official inspection legend: means any symbol prescribed by regulations of the Secretary showing that an article was inspected and passed in accordance with this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol prescribed by regulations of the Secretary to identify the status of any article or livestock or poultry under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Person: means any individual, producer, firm, partnership, exchange, association, trustee, receiver, corporation or any other entity and any member, officer, employee or agent thereof. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4329
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other business unit, and any officer, agent or employee thereof. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Person: includes an individual, a partnership, a corporation, a club or any other association of individuals. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership or any other group of individuals however organized. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 9101
  • Person: means any individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, federal agency, partnership, corporation (including a government corporation), association, state, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a state or any interstate body. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership, association, or other entity. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • person licensed: means any person duly licensed or regulated by the Commissioner pursuant to this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 9101
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plastic: means any material made of polymeric organic compounds and additives that can be shaped by flow. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Plastic bottle: means a plastic container intended for single use that has a neck that is smaller than the body of the container; accepts a screw-type cap, snap cap or other closure; and has a capacity of 16 fluid ounces or more, but less than 5 gallons. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Poultry: means any domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Poultry product: means any poultry carcass or part thereof; or any product which is made wholly or in part from any poultry carcass or part thereof, excepting products which contain poultry ingredients only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the poultry food industry, and which are exempted by the Secretary from definition as a poultry product under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the poultry ingredients in such products are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as poultry products. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Powdered alcoholic beverage: means any powders or crystals that, after being mixed with sugar, water, or any other nonalcoholic materials, ferments or otherwise becomes a wine, beer, or other alcoholic beverage. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preparation: means any medicine (patented or proprietary); any mixture containing drugs or mineral substances; any perfume, lotion, tincture, varnish, dressing, fluid extract or essence, vinegar, cream, ointment or salve; any distillate or decoction, whether or not containing other substances in solution or suspension, that contains ethyl alcohol or any alcoholic liquor to any amount exceeding 1/2 of 1% by volume. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up, or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • property: as used in this chapter includes alcoholic liquor, stills and other apparatus designed for the manufacture of alcoholic liquor, receptacles and other paraphernalia used in connection with any violation of this title, and all vehicles used in connection with the unlawful transportation of alcoholic liquor. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6428
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registered mortgage loan originator: means any individual who:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113

  • Reinspection: includes inspection of the preparation of livestock products and poultry products, as well as reexamination of articles previously inspected. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Renderer: means any person engaged in the business of rendering livestock or poultry carcasses, or parts or products of such carcasses, except rendering conducted under inspection or exemption under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Residence: means the place occupied by a person as a domicile or otherwise, either permanently or temporarily, and includes not only the premises occupied, but also every annex or dependency thereof held under the same title as the premises occupied. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family, or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling (as defined in § 103(v) of the United States Truth in Lending Act [15 U. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • Restaurant: means any establishment which is regularly used and kept open principally for the purpose of serving complete meals to persons for consideration and which has seating at tables for 12 or more persons and suitable kitchen facilities connected therewith for cooking an assortment of foods under the charge of a chef or cook. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retailer: means the person permitted to sell alcoholic liquors in a store in the State, not for consumption on the premises. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Rigid plastic container: means any formed or molded container, other than a bottle, intended for single use, composed predominantly of plastic resin and having a relatively inflexible finite shape or form with a capacity of 8 ounces or more but less than 5 gallons. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Sale: means every act of selling as defined in this section. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture or his delegate. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6021
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6091
  • Sell: means : solicit or receive an order for; keep or expose for sale; deliver for value or in any other way than purely gratuitously; keep with intent to sell; keep or transport in contravention of this title; traffic in; or for any valuable consideration, promised or obtained, directly or indirectly, or under any pretext or by any means whatsoever, procure or allow to be procured for any other person, to carry alcoholic liquors on one's person or to transport with one and with intent to sell the same, but not in any establishment where the sale thereof is allowed. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Spirits: means any beverage containing more than 1/2 of 1% of ethyl alcohol by volume mixed with water and other substances in solution, and includes, among other things, brandy, rum, whiskey and gin. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Taproom: means an establishment provided with special space and accommodations and operated primarily for the sale by the glass and for consumption on the premises of alcoholic liquors with the sale of food as a secondary object as distinguished from a restaurant where the sale of food is the primary object. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Tavern: includes inn. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Tavern: means any establishment with special space and accommodation for sale by the glass and for consumption on the premises of beer as defined in this section. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • 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.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 113
  • 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.
  • Vehicle: means any means of transportation by land, by water or by air, and includes everything made use of in any way whatsoever for such transportation. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Whoever: when used in reference to any offender under this title, includes every person who acts individually or by permission or agreement for any other person, and includes also such other person. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059
  • Wine: means any beverage containing more than 1/2 of 1% ethyl alcohol by volume obtained by the fermentation of the natural contents of fruits, vegetables or other products and other vinous liquors, and also includes such beverages when fortified by the addition of alcohol or spirits as defined in this section. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 6059