As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.   [PL 1987, c. 515, §1 (NEW).]
1.  Court“Court” means any District Court and, with regard to section 4659, the tribal court of the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation.  

[PL 1993, c. 469, §1 (AMD).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651

  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, limited liability corporation, professional corporation or any other legal business entity recognized under the laws of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651
  • 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.
  • Court: means any District Court and, with regard to section 4659, the tribal court of the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651
  • Harassment: means :  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651
  • Law enforcement agency: means the State Police, a sheriff's department or a municipal police department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 2.  Harassment“Harassment” means:  
    A. Three or more acts of intimidation, confrontation, physical force or the threat of physical force directed against any person, family or business that are made with the intention of causing fear, intimidation or damage to personal property and that do in fact cause fear, intimidation or damage to personal property; or   [PL 2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §1 (AMD).]
    B. [PL 2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §2 (RP).]
    C. A single act or course of conduct constituting a violation of section 4681; Title 17, section 2931; or Title 17-A, section 201, 202, 203, 204, 207, 208, 209, 210, 210-A, 211, 253, 254, 255-A, 256, 258, 259-A, 259-B, 260, 261, 282, 283, 301, 302, 303, 506, 506-A, 511, 511-A, 556, 802, 805, 806, 852 or 853.   [PL 2017, c. 455, §1 (AMD).]
    This definition does not include any act protected by law.  

    [PL 2017, c. 455, §1 (AMD).]

    3.  Law enforcement agency“Law enforcement agency” means the State Police, a sheriff’s department or a municipal police department.  

    [PL 1987, c. 515, §1 (NEW).]

    4.  Business“Business” means any corporation, partnership, limited liability corporation, professional corporation or any other legal business entity recognized under the laws of the State.  

    [PL 1995, c. 265, §2 (NEW).]

    SECTION HISTORY

    PL 1987, c. 515, §1 (NEW). PL 1987, c. 695, §1 (AMD). PL 1991, c. 760, §1 (AMD). PL 1993, c. 199, §1 (AMD). PL 1993, c. 469, §1 (AMD). PL 1995, c. 265, §§1,2 (AMD). PL 1995, c. 650, §1 (AMD). PL 2001, c. 134, §1 (AMD). PL 2011, c. 559, Pt. C, §§1, 2 (AMD). PL 2015, c. 410, Pt. C, §1 (AMD). PL 2015, c. 443, §1 (AMD). PL 2017, c. 288, Pt. A, §4 (AMD). PL 2017, c. 455, §1 (AMD).