§ 1452 Definitions
§ 1453 Rules
§ 1454 Permit
§ 1455 Records
§ 1456 Cancellation of permit
§ 1457 Violations

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 3 > Chapter 207

  • Adult: means both an individual legally classified as an adult and a juvenile treated as an adult by court order, statute or operation of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • auction: means the offering of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, equines, domesticated cervids, poultry and other animals raised for food or fiber for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6203-G
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Bylaws: means those bylaws established by the interstate commission for its governance or for directing or controlling the interstate commission's actions or conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Bylaws: means those bylaws established by the interstate commission for its governance or for directing or controlling the interstate commission's actions or conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative of each compacting state appointed pursuant to section 9873. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative of each compacting state appointed pursuant to section 9903. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Corrections or his designee, except that, when the term "commissioner and only the commissioner" is used, the term applies only to the person appointed Commissioner of Corrections and not to any designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Compact administrator: means the individual in each compacting state appointed pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of offenders subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the interstate commission and policies adopted by the state council under this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Compact administrator: means the individual in each compacting state appointed pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of juveniles subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the interstate commission and policies adopted by the state council under this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Compacting state: means any state that has enacted the enabling legislation for this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Compacting state: means any state that has enacted the enabling legislation for this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Court: means a court having jurisdiction over juveniles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Deputy compact administrator: means the individual, if any, in each compacting state appointed to act on behalf of a compact administrator pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the State's supervision and transfer of juveniles subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the interstate commission and policies adopted by the state council under this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • 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.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Interstate commission: means the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Interstate commission: means the Interstate Commission for Juveniles established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • 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.
  • Juvenile: means any person defined as a juvenile in any member state or by the rules of the interstate commission, including:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions that may be established by the authority, performance of which may be secured by mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan Insurance Program: means the program governed by subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Member: means the commissioner of a compacting state or a designee who is a person officially connected with the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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 15 Sec. 225
  • Offender: means an adult placed under, or subject to, supervision as the result of the commission of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities or corrections or other criminal justice agencies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, business enterprise or other legal entity, either public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1351
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • public water system: includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution pipes or other constructed conveyances, structures or facilities under the control of the supplier of water and used primarily in connection with such a system, and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under that control that are used primarily in connection with such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Roadside spring: means any spring, well or other water diverted by pipes for the use of the public to obtain water by using containers or other methods, including but not limited to water being diverted and collected by a landowner by tiles, pipes, catch basins, buildings or other appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Roll call vote : A vote in which each legislator votes "yea" or "nay" as his or her name is called by the Clerk, so that the names of legislators voting on each side are recorded.
  • Rule: means a written statement by the interstate commission promulgated pursuant to section 9904 that is of general applicability; implements, interprets or prescribes a policy or provision of the compact or an organizational, procedural or practice requirement of the interstate commission; and has the force of statutory law in a compacting state, including the ability to amend, repeal or suspend an existing rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Rules: means acts of the interstate commission, duly promulgated pursuant to section 9878, substantially affecting interested parties in addition to the interstate commission that have the force and effect of law in the compacting states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia and any other territorial possession of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • State council: means the resident members of the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision created by each state under section 9874. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • State council: means the resident members of the state council for interstate juvenile supervision created by each state under section 9909. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225