§ 552.081 Definitions
§ 552.091 License or permit required of manufacturer-distributor, dealer, user, or blaster of explosives
§ 552.092 Forms for applications for licenses and permits
§ 552.093 Competency examinations required
§ 552.094 Issuance of licenses, permits; prohibitions
§ 552.101 Possession without license prohibited; exceptions
§ 552.111 Maintenance of records and sales of explosives by manufacturer-distributors and dealers; inspections
§ 552.112 Maintenance of records by users; inspection
§ 552.113 Reports of thefts, illegal use, or illegal possession
§ 552.114 Sale, labeling, and disposition of explosives; unlawful possession
§ 552.12 Transportation of explosives without license prohibited; exceptions
§ 552.13 Promulgation of regulations by the Division of State Fire Marshal
§ 552.151 Procedure for cease and desist orders; administrative fine
§ 552.161 Administrative fines
§ 552.171 Suspension or revocation of license or permit
§ 552.181 Conduct of hearings
§ 552.20 Review of order of the division
§ 552.21 Confiscation and disposal of explosives
§ 552.211 Explosives; general
§ 552.212 Inspection of buildings, vehicles, vessels, aircraft, equipment, or premises
§ 552.22 Penalties
§ 552.23 Injunction
§ 552.24 Exceptions
§ 552.241 Limited exemptions
§ 552.25 Municipal and county ordinances, rules, and regulations
§ 552.26 Administration of chapter; personnel; fees to be deposited in Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund
§ 552.27 Construction of chapter
§ 552.30 Construction materials mining activities
§ 552.32 Short title
§ 552.34 Legislative findings; public purpose
§ 552.36 Exclusive jurisdiction; Division of Administrative Hearings
§ 552.38 Security requirement
§ 552.40 Administrative remedy for alleged damage due to the use of explosives in connection with construction materials mining activities
§ 552.42 Appeal
§ 552.44 Prior claims

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 552

  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • Blaster: means a person employed by a user who detonates or otherwise effects the explosion of an explosive. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means a person engaged in the wholesale or retail business of buying and selling explosives. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Division of State Fire Marshal of the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • 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.
  • Explosive materials: means explosives, blasting agents, or detonators. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • explosives: includes , but is not limited to, dynamite, nitroglycerin, trinitrotoluene, other high explosives, black powder, pellet powder, initiating explosives, detonators, safety fuses, squibs, detonating cord, igniter cord, and igniters. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Highway: means any public highway in this state, including public streets, alleys, and other thoroughfares, by whatever name, in any municipality. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Manufacturer-distributor: means a person engaged in the manufacture, compounding, combining, production, or distribution of explosives. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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.
  • 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: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, association, or corporation. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Two-component explosives: means any two inert components which, when mixed, become capable of detonation by a No. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • User: means a dealer or manufacturer-distributor who uses an explosive as an ultimate consumer or a person who, as an ultimate consumer of an explosive, purchases such explosive from a dealer or manufacturer-distributor. See Florida Statutes 626.907
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011