Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 3 > Chapter 77
- adult person: means a person of the age of 18 years or older. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 5307
- 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
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
- 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