Chapter 1 Regulation of Timber Buyers by Department of Natural Resources

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 25 > Article 36.5

  • advance deposit wagering: means a system of pari-mutuel wagering in which wagers of an account holder are debited and payouts are credited to an account established by the account holder, regardless of whether the wagers are made in person, by telephone, or through communication by other electronic means. See Indiana Code 4-31-7.5-3
  • 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.
  • Agent: means an individual who represents a timber buyer in effecting or attempting to effect purchases of timber. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • Buying: means acquiring an interest in property by the payment of a price, value, or other consideration. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of natural resources. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • Director: means the director of the department of natural resources. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • secondary pari-mutuel organization: means an entity that offers advance deposit wagering. See Indiana Code 4-31-7.5-7
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Timber: means trees, standing or felled, and logs which can be used for sawing or processing into lumber for building or structural purposes or for the manufacture of any article. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • Timber buyer: means a person engaged in the business of buying timber from timber growers for sawing into lumber, processing, or resale, but does not include a person who occasionally purchases timber for sawing or processing for his own use and not for resale. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1
  • Timber grower: means the owner, tenant, or operator of land in this state who has an interest in, or is entitled to receive any part of the proceeds from, the sale of timber grown in this state and includes persons exercising lawful authority to sell timber for a timber grower. See Indiana Code 25-36.5-1-1