Chapter 1 Purpose
Chapter 2 Definitions
Chapter 3 Board of Animal Health
Chapter 4 Personnel
Chapter 5 Meat and Poultry Inspection; Humane Slaughter Act
Chapter 5.5 Grading and Certification of Meat and Meat Products
Chapter 6 Rabies
Chapter 7 Bovine Tuberculosis
Chapter 8 Bovine Brucellosis
Chapter 9 Swine Brucellosis
Chapter 10 Dangerous and Diseased Animals
Chapter 11 Disposal of Dead Animals
Chapter 12 Biological Products
Chapter 13 Feeder Pigs
Chapter 14 Livestock Dealers
Chapter 14.5 Cervidae and Cervidae Products
Chapter 14.7 Hunting Preserves
Chapter 15 Sales, Shipments, and Exhibitions
Chapter 16 Licenses
Chapter 17 Administrative Hearings
Chapter 18 Crimes and Infractions
Chapter 19 Enforcement
Chapter 20 Certification of Animals and Animal Products
Chapter 21 Importation of Domestic Animals from Abroad

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 15 > Article 17

  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • agency: includes the state superintendent of public instruction. See Indiana Code 4-3-6-2
  • Agency of the state: means any officer, agency, department, board, bureau, commission, division or institution of the state of Indiana, the trustees or board of directors of any corporation of the state or body politic of the state supported in whole or in part by appropriations from the state, and the trustees of any state-supported university. See Indiana Code 4-3-9-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • board: refers to the board of directors of the corporation. See Indiana Code 4-3-17-1
  • board: refers to the public highway private enterprise review board established by section 5 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-3-19-1
  • cervidae livestock operation: means an operation that:

    Indiana Code 15-17-14.5-1

  • cervidae products: means products, coproducts, or byproducts of cervidae. See Indiana Code 15-17-14.5-2
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • corporation: refers to the Hoosier alliance against drugs established under this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-3-17-2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • hunting preserve: means an area of land where permitted animals are hunted. See Indiana Code 15-17-14.7-1
  • 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
  • interest in land: means both legal and equitable title and interest in land. See Indiana Code 4-3-9-1
  • Land: means both unimproved and improved land. See Indiana Code 4-3-9-1
  • 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
  • licensed owner: means an owner of a hunting preserve who holds a license issued under this chapter. See Indiana Code 15-17-14.7-2
  • permitted animal: means a legally owned captive bred wild animal classified as follows:

    Indiana Code 15-17-14.7-3

  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public highway: has the meaning set forth in IC 9-25-2-4. See Indiana Code 4-3-19-4
  • Reorganization: means :

    Indiana Code 4-3-6-2

  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Sheriff: means the sheriff of the county or another person authorized to perform sheriff's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Transfer: means a gift, grant, conveying, exchange, lease, or sale. See Indiana Code 4-3-9-1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States of America: shall include the United States government and any agency or entity thereof. See Indiana Code 4-3-9-1
  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5