Sections
Subchapter 1 General Provisions 1031 – 1035
Subchapter 2 Governance 1036 – 1038
Subchapter 3 Powers 1039 – 1047
Subchapter 4 Rates and Fees 1048 – 1051
Subchapter 5 Bonds, Investment and Debt Limit 1052 – 1055

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 38 > Chapter 10

  • 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.
  • Charter: means a private and special law or series of private and special laws that establishes a sewer district and defines its responsibilities and authorities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • Commissioner: includes a designee of the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2211
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Greenhouse: means a structure covered with glass, plastic, fiberglass or other transparent material in which plants are cultivated in a controlled environment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2211
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Nursery: means a place where nursery stock is produced, stored or offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2211
  • Nursery stock: means :  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2211
  • Other materials: means material not included in the definition of "nursery stock" such as containers, seeds and cut Christmas trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2211
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plant pest: means any insect, mite, nematode, fungus, virus, bacteria, slug, snail or other form of aquatic or terrestrial plant or organism that may cause injury to a plant or that the commissioner declares to be a plant pest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2211
  • Rates: means a rate, toll, rent, assessment, supplemental charge or other lawful charge established by a sewer district pursuant to its charter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Sewer district: means a district, including a multipurpose district and standard district, created by a private and special law of the State whose purposes include collection, interception and treatment of sewerage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • Standard district: means a sewer district that is formed and chartered by a private and special law in conformance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.