When used in this Division:
     “Authority” means any Municipal Zoo Authority, as provided in this Division.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-48.3-2

  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     “Governmental Agency” means the federal, State and any local governmental body, and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, thereof.
     “Person” means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, both domestic and foreign, company, association or joint stock association; and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee or personal representative thereof.
     “Board” means the governing and administrative body of any Municipal Zoo Authority, as provided in this Division.
     “Metropolitan Area” means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the municipality or municipalities establishing an authority as provided in this Division.