Part 1 General Provisions 9-101 – 9-111
Part 2 Effectiveness of Security Agreement; Attachment of Security Interest; Rights of Parties to Security Agreement 9-201 – 9-210
Part 3 Perfection and Priority 9-301 – 9-342
Part 4 Rights of Third Parties 9-401 – 9-409
Part 5 Filing 9-501 – 9-526
Part 6 Default 9-601 – 9-628
Part 7 Transition 9-701 – 9-709
Part 8 Transition for 2010 Amendments 9-801 – 9-809

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 6 > Article 9

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • comprehensive development plan: shall mean , from and after the respective dates by which the counties must be in compliance with this subchapter, a plan that meets the requirements of this subchapter. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Coordination: as used in this chapter means, in general terms, to act jointly, concurrently, and/or harmoniously toward a common end or purpose. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • County: means New Castle County. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2201
  • County: means New Castle. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Development: means any construction or reconstruction of any new or existing commercial or residential building(s) or structure(s) upon lands which are not owned by the State or its agencies or its political subdivisions, or are not within the jurisdictional control of the State or its agencies or its political subdivisions. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Development order: means any order granting, denying or granting with conditions an application for a development permit. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Development permit: includes any building permit, zoning permit, subdivision approval, rezoning, certificate of occupancy, special exception, variance or any other official action of local government having the effect of permitting the development of land. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Dower: A widow
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Governing body: means the chief governing body of County Council, however designated, or the combination of such bodies where joint utilization of the provision of this subchapter is accomplished as provided herein. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Grantor: includes every person by whom a freehold estate or interest is conveyed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Land: means the earth, water and air, above, below or on the surface, and includes any improvements or structures customarily regarded as land. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Land development regulations: means ordinances enacted by governing bodies for the regulation of any aspect of development and includes any County Council zoning, rezoning, subdivision, building construction or sign regulations or any other regulations controlling the development of land. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Land use: means the development that has occurred on the land, the development that is proposed by a developer on the land or the use that is permitted or permissible on the land under an adopted comprehensive plan. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Local government: means any municipality. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Local planning agency: means the agency designated to prepare the comprehensive plan required by this subchapter. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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
  • newspaper of general circulation: means a newspaper published at least on a weekly basis and printed in the language most commonly spoken in the area within which it circulates, but does not include a newspaper intended primarily for members of a particular professional or occupational group, a newspaper whose primary function is to carry legal notices or a newspaper that is given away primarily to distribute advertising. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Parcel of land: means any quantity of land capable of being described with such definiteness that its locations and boundaries may be established, 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 9 Sec. 2652
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, governmental agency, statutory trust, business trust, estate/trust, partnership, association, 2 or more persons having a joint or common interest or any other legal entity. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • Public facilities: means major capital improvements over which the County has jurisdiction. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • public meeting: means publication of notice of the time, place and purpose of such hearing at least twice in a newspaper of general circulation in the area. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2652
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Revenue bonds: means bonds to the payment of which all or any part of the revenues derived from the operation of any sewerage system are pledged in accordance with this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2201
  • Service charges: means rents, rates, fees or other charges charged or collected under § 2209 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2201
  • Sewerage system: means the plants, structures and other real and personal property acquired, constructed or operated or to be acquired, constructed or operated by the County for the collection, treatment, purification or disposal in a sanitary manner of any sewage, liquid or solid wastes, night soil or industrial wastes, garbage and storm water, including sewers, conduits, pipelines, mains, pumping and ventilating stations, sewage treatment or disposal systems, plants and works, connections, and outfalls, and other plants, structures, boats, conveyances, and other real and personal property, and rights therein, and appurtenances necessary or useful and convenient for such purposes. See Delaware Code Title 9 Sec. 2201
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • 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
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.