Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 756

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225

In any prosecution before the District Court for violation of an ordinance or bylaw of a city or town, or of any bylaw of a village corporation or local health officer, it shall not be necessary to recite such ordinance or bylaw in the complaint, or to allege the offense more particularly than in prosecutions under a general statute.