663A-1 Definitions
663A-2 Damages and penalties

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 663A

  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation, profession, and other lawful purpose, whether or not carried on for profit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Distributional interest: means all of a member's interest in distributions by the limited liability company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • 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.
  • Limited liability company: means a limited liability company organized under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Mercantile establishment: means any place where merchandise is displayed, held, or offered for sale at retail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663A-1
  • Merchandise: means all things movable and capable of manual delivery. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663A-1
  • 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.
  • Operating agreement: means the agreement under section 428-103 concerning the relations among the members, managers, and limited liability company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Owner: means any person who owns or operates a mercantile establishment or the agents or employees of that person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663A-1
  • 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.
  • Shoplifting: means the specific type of theft offense defined in section 708-830(8). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663A-1