703-300 Definitions relating to justification
703-301 Justification a defense; civil remedies unaffected
703-302 Choice of evils
703-303 Execution of public duty
703-304 Use of force in self-protection
703-305 Use of force for the protection of other persons
703-306 Use of force for the protection of property
703-307 Use of force in law enforcement
703-308 Use of force to prevent suicide or the commission of a crime
703-309 Use of force by persons with special responsibility for care, discipline, or safety of others
703-310 Provisions generally applicable to justification

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 703 - General Principles of Justification

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Certificate of limited partnership: means the certificate required by section425E-201. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Constituent limited partnership: means a constituent organization that is a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-1101
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Director: means the director of the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Entity: includes domestic and foreign corporations, domestic professional corporations, domestic and foreign limited liability companies, domestic and foreign nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign business trusts, estates, domestic and foreign partnerships, domestic and foreign limited partnerships, domestic and foreign limited liability partnerships, trusts, two or more persons having joint or common economic interest, associations and cooperative associations, and state, federal, and foreign governments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • 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.
  • Foreign limited partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this State and required by those laws to have one or more general partners and one or more limited partners. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • General partner: means a general partner of a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-1101
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Limited partner: means :

         (1)  With respect to a limited partnership, a person that:

              (A)  Becomes a limited partner under section 425E-301; or

              (B)  Was a limited partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under section 425E-1204(a) or (b); and

         (2)  With respect to a foreign limited partnership, a person that has rights, powers, and obligations similar to those of a limited partner in a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102

  • 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.
  • Organizing articles: means :

         (1)  For an association, corporation, or nonprofit corporation, the articles of incorporation;

         (2)  For a general partnership or limited liability partnership, the registration statement;

         (3)  For a limited partnership, or limited liability limited partnership, the certificate of limited partnership; and

         (4)  For a limited liability company, the articles of organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-1101

  • Other business entity: means a corporation, limited liability company, general partnership, limited liability partnership, or association. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-1101
  • Partner: means a limited partner or general partner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • 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.
  • Partnership agreement: means the partners' agreement, whether oral, implied, in a record, or in any combination, concerning the limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Person dissociated as a general partner: means a person dissociated as a general partner of a limited partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Personal liability: means personal liability for a debt, liability, or other obligation of an organization which is imposed on a person that co-owns, has an interest in, or is a member of the organization:

         (1)  By the organization's governing statute solely by reason of the person co-owning, having an interest in, or being a member of the organization; or

         (2)  By the organization's organizational documents under a provision of the organization's governing statute authorizing those documents to make one or more specified persons liable for all or specified debts, liabilities, and other obligations of the organization solely by reason of the person or persons co-owning, having an interest in, or being a member of the organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-1101

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • right of contribution: means any benefit provided by a person to a limited partnership in order to become a partner or in the person's capacity as a partner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 425E-102