§ 446.201 Pawnbrokers; license required; exception; internet drop-off store exempt from licensure
§ 446.202 Licenses; issuance; contents; term; transferability; fee; bond; limitations
§ 446.203 Definitions
§ 446.204 Licensed pawnbroker; action upon bond
§ 446.205 Record of property received; contents; inspection; form of permanent record
§ 446.206 Statement to police of articles received; contents
§ 446.208 Purchaser’s memorandum of pawn; contents
§ 446.209 Interest on loans; rate; storage charge; time of payment; computation; fee or excess charge prohibited
§ 446.210 Title to item; sale of pledged or pawned item; time of possession
§ 446.211 Payment or tender of debt before sale; effect as to title and right to property; agreement to permit pawner to maintain possession
§ 446.212 Misappropriated property; effect of written hold order; delivery of property to person claiming ownership; return of property to pawnbroker; liability; “appropriate law enforcement official” defined
§ 446.213 Pawned property; destruction or defacing unlawful; visibility of serial number or insignia
§ 446.214 Pawned property; acceptance from certain persons prohibited
§ 446.216 Bond of complainant; amount, surety
§ 446.217 Transaction of business on Sunday unlawful
§ 446.218 Violation of act; penalty
§ 446.219 Violation of act; revocation of license; duration

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 446 > Act 273 of 1917 - Pawnbrokers

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Chief executive officer: means any of the following:
  (i) For a city, the mayor. See Michigan Laws 446.203
  • Competency evaluation: means a court-ordered examination of a juvenile directed to developing information relevant to a determination of his or her competency to proceed at a particular stage of a court proceeding involving a juvenile who is the subject of a delinquency petition. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal 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.
  • County juvenile agency: means that term as defined in section 2 of the county juvenile agency act, 1998 PA 518, MCL 45. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Court: means the family division of circuit court. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of health and human services. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Governmental unit: means a city, township, charter township, county, or incorporated village. See Michigan Laws 446.203
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: shall be construed to include printing, engraving, and lithographing; except that if the written signature of a person is required by law, the signature shall be the proper handwriting of the person or, if the person is unable to write, the person's proper mark, which may be, unless otherwise expressly prohibited by law, a clear and classifiable fingerprint of the person made with ink or another substance. See Michigan Laws 8.3q
  • Incompetent to proceed: means that a juvenile, based on age-appropriate norms, lacks a reasonable degree of rational and factual understanding of the proceeding or is unable to do 1 or more of the following:
  •   (i) Consult with and assist his or her attorney in preparing his or her defense in a meaningful manner. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Internet drop-off store: means a person, corporation, or firm that contracts with other persons, corporations, or firms to offer its personal property or other valuable thing for sale, purchase, consignment, or trade through means of an internet website and meets the conditions described in section 1(3). See Michigan Laws 446.203
  • 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 a person who is less than 17 years of age who is the subject of a delinquency petition. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Least restrictive environment: means a supervised community placement, preferably a placement with the juvenile's parent, guardian, relative, or a facility or conditions of treatment that is a residential or institutional placement only utilized as a last resort based on the best interest of the juvenile or for reasons of public safety. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local police agency: means the police agency of the city, village, or township, or if none, the county sheriff of the county in which the internet drop-off store conducts business. See Michigan Laws 446.203
  • MCI: means the Michigan children's institute created and established by 1935 PA 220, MCL 400. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Mental health code: means the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • month: means a calendar month; the word "year" a calendar year; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the words "year of our Lord". See Michigan Laws 8.3j
  • Pawnbroker: means a person, corporation, or member, or members of a copartnership or firm, who loans money on deposit, or pledge of personal property, or other valuable thing, other than securities or printed evidence of indebtedness, or who deals in the purchasing of personal property or other valuable thing on condition of selling the same back again at a stipulated price. See Michigan Laws 446.203
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Qualified juvenile forensic mental health examiner: means 1 of the following who performs forensic mental health examinations for the purposes of section 1062 to 1074 of the mental health code, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Qualified restoration provider: means an individual who the court determines, as a result of the opinion provided by the qualified forensic mental health examiner, has the skills and training necessary to provide restoration services. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Reasonable and prudent parenting standard: means decisions characterized by careful and sensible parental decisions that maintain a child's health, safety, and best interest while encouraging the emotional and developmental growth of the child when determining whether to allow a child in foster care to participate in extracurricular, enrichment, cultural, and social activities. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restoration: means the process by which education or treatment of a juvenile results in that juvenile becoming competent to proceed. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • seal: shall be construed to include any of the following:
  •   (a) The impression of the seal on the paper alone. See Michigan Laws 8.3n
  • Serious misdemeanor: means that term as defined in section 61 of the William Van Regenmorter crime victim's rights act, 1985 PA 87, MCL 780. See Michigan Laws 712A.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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