Chapter 1 Standard Weights and Measures
Chapter 2 Retention of Weights and Measures By Counties
Chapter 3 State and Local Weights and Measures Program
Chapter 5 Containers for Agricultural Produce
Chapter 6 Labeling Produce Containers
Chapter 8 Standard Weights for Certain Grain Products
Chapter 9 Grades for Sweet Potatoes

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 24 > Article 6

  • act: refers to the federal Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (42 U. See Indiana Code 4-23-29-1
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • board: refers to the board for the coordination of programs serving vulnerable individuals created by section 8 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-23-30.2-1
  • council: refers to the governor's council for people with disabilities established by section 7 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-23-29-3
  • devices: as used in this chapter shall be construed to include all weights, scales, beams, mechanical devices, or other instruments. See Indiana Code 24-6-3-14
  • director: refers to the director of the board appointed under section 10 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-23-30.2-2
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: includes "affirmation" and "to swear" includes to "affirm". See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • package: as used in this chapter shall be construed to mean any container which is used for the transportation of or sale of fruits and vegetables within the state. See Indiana Code 24-6-6-1
  • person: as used in this chapter shall be considered to include also firms, copartnerships, limited liability companies, or corporations. See Indiana Code 24-6-3-14
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • task force: refers to the mortgage lending and fraud prevention task force created under section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-23-30-1
  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5