Chapter 1 Organization of District 43-101 – 43-119
Chapter 2 Election of Directors 43-201 – 43-232
Chapter 3 Powers and Duties of Board of Directors 43-301 – 43-343
Chapter 4 Bonds — Issuance, Confirmation, and Sale 43-401 – 43-414
Chapter 5 Secondary Bonds to Pay Interest 43-501 – 43-504
Chapter 6 Refunding Bonds 43-601 – 43-617
Chapter 7 Levy and Collection of Assessments 43-701 – 43-733
Chapter 8 Repossession of Water Rights Upon Issuance of Tax Deed 43-801 – 43-806
Chapter 9 Construction Work and Acquirement of Property 43-901 – 43-908
Chapter 10 Annexation of Lands to District 43-1001 – 43-1011
Chapter 11 Exclusion of Lands From District 43-1101 – 43-1131
Chapter 12 Annexation and Exclusion of State Lands 43-1201
Chapter 13 Dissolution and Modification of Districts 43-1301 – 43-1325
Chapter 14 Consolidation of Districts 43-1401 – 43-1407
Chapter 15 Miscellaneous Provisions of District Law 43-1501 – 43-1510
Chapter 16 Purchase of State Lands by Irrigation Districts 43-1601 – 43-1607
Chapter 17 Cooperation With State Under Carey Act 43-1701 – 43-1712
Chapter 18 Cooperation With Federal Government 43-1801 – 43-1834
Chapter 19 Domestic Water Systems — Contracts With United States 43-1901 – 43-1920
Chapter 20 Provisions Applicable to Irrigation Districts and Drainage Districts 43-2001 – 43-2007
Chapter 21 Debt Readjustment Plans for Irrigation Districts, Drainage Districts, and Highway Districts 43-2101 – 43-2112
Chapter 22 Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Replacement and Improvement of Dams by Irrigation Districts — Financial and Other Arrangements 43-2201 – 43-2207
Chapter 23 Reconstruction of Dams and Related Appurtenances — Hydroelectric Facilities Construction 43-2301 – 43-2308
Chapter 24 Annexation of Property for the Purpose of Receiving Domestic Water 43-2401 – 43-2412
Chapter 25 Local Improvement Districts 43-2501 – 43-2554

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 43

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board: means the board of directors of a district. See Idaho Code 43-714A
  • Board: means the board of directors of an irrigation district. See Idaho Code 43-2502
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • District: means an irrigation district organized under the provisions of title 43, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 43-714A
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Engineer: means the official engineer of the irrigation district or one specially retained for purposes of operating under the provisions of this chapter. See Idaho Code 43-2502
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local improvement district: means a local improvement district created within the boundaries of an irrigation district or irrigation districts under the authority of this chapter. See Idaho Code 43-2502
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Party in interest: means a person or persons, partnership, corporation, business venture, or other entity that holds a recorded purchase contract, mortgage, deed of trust, or lease in and for the property for which a delinquency entry has been made. See Idaho Code 43-714A
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and general intangibles as defined in the uniform commercial code — secured transactions. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Record owner or owners: means the person or entity in whose name or names the property stands upon the records in the county recorder’s office. See Idaho Code 43-714A
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tax certificate: means a written assignment of a district’s right to a tax deed as provided in section 43-715, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 43-714A
  • Treasurer: means the duly appointed officer of an irrigation district, and his or her deputies or employees. See Idaho Code 43-714A
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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