Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 9 > Article 19
- chaplain: means an individual who is appointed or officially designated to serve, with or without compensation, as a chaplain of either of the following:
Indiana Code 9-19-14.5-0.5
- Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- 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.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- GIS: refers to the geographic information system maintained by the office under IC 2-5-1. See Indiana Code 3-11-1.5-1.5
- inflatable restraint system: means an air bag that is activated in a crash. See Indiana Code 9-19-10.5-1
- 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
- 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.
- Population: has the meaning set forth in IC 1-1-3. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- program: refers to a program to inspect private buses established under section 3 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 9-19-22-2
- safety glazing materials: means glazing materials constructed, treated, or combined with other materials to reduce substantially, in comparison with ordinary sheet glass or plate glass, the likelihood of injury to persons by objects from exterior sources or by the safety glazing materials when the materials are cracked or broken. See Indiana Code 9-19-19-1