Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 35 > Article 52
- agency: means a state or local law enforcement agency. See Indiana Code 5-2-13-1
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- 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.
- 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.
- commission: refers to a county school safety commission established under section 10 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 5-2-10.1-0.3
- criminal justice services and activities: means programs that assist:
Indiana Code 5-2-11-0.5
- 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.
- 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.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- fund: refers to a county drug free community fund established by this chapter. See Indiana Code 5-2-11-1
- fund: refers to the state drug free communities fund established by this chapter. See Indiana Code 5-2-10-1
- fund: refers to the Indiana safe schools fund established by this chapter. See Indiana Code 5-2-10.1-1
- institute: refers to the Indiana criminal justice institute established under IC 5-2-6. See Indiana Code 5-2-10.1-1.5
- intervention: means :
Indiana Code 5-2-11-1.3
- 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.
- local coordinating council: means a countywide, collaborative citizen body that is open to the public and approved by the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse established by IC 4-3-25-3 to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate local comprehensive community plans. See Indiana Code 5-2-11-1.6
- 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.
- prevention: means the anticipatory process that prepares and supports individuals, families, and communities with the creation and reinforcement of healthy behaviors and lifestyles. See Indiana Code 5-2-11-1.8
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- recovery: means a dynamic, nonlinear process of change through which persons improve their health and wellness, live a self directed life, and strive to reach their full potential. See Indiana Code 5-2-11-2.2
- safety plan: refers to any school safety plan required by the Indiana state board of education. See Indiana Code 5-2-10.1-1.7
- Sheriff: means the sheriff of the county or another person authorized to perform sheriff's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- treatment: means evidence guided activities and services that foster change, enhance the ability to achieve and maintain recovery, and improve mental health. See Indiana Code 5-2-11-2.4
- 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
- Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5