§ 5501 Definitions 9
§ 5502 Special taxes authorized; purpose; requirements and restrictions 9
§ 5503 Authority granted; section self-executing 9
§ 5504 Bonds payable from special fund; complementary powers of governing body; proceeds 9
§ 5505 Special fund 9
§ 5506 When no bonds or other obligations outstanding 9
§ 5507 Adoption of ordinance to implement authority 9
§ 5508 Taxation of bonds 9
§ 5509 Bond form; signatures; maturity; manner of sale 9
§ 5510 Bonds issued are securities 9
§ 5511 Powers granted are supplemental to other laws 9
§ 5512 Construction of chapter 9
§ 5513 Special taxes on real property as alternative to ad valorem taxes 9
§ 5514 Bonds not to constitute general obligation debt 9
§ 5515 Special development district consistency with certified comprehensive plan 9
§ 5516 Limitation on ad valorem or special taxes within Special Development District 9

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 9 > Chapter 55

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.