§ 104.4101 Short title
§ 104.4102 Applicability
§ 104.4103 Variation by agreement; measure of damages; action constituting ordinary care
§ 104.4104 Definitions and index of definitions
§ 104.4105 ‘Depositary bank’; ‘payor bank’; ‘intermediary bank’; ‘collecting bank’; ‘presenting bank.’
§ 104.4106 Payable through or payable at bank
§ 104.4107 Separate office of bank
§ 104.4108 Time of receipt of items
§ 104.4109 Delays
§ 104.4110 Electronic presentment
§ 104.4111 Statute of limitations

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 104 > Article 4 > General Provisions and Definitions

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Afternoon: means the period of a day between noon and midnight. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4104
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Banking day: means that part of any day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4104
  • Clearinghouse: means any association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4104
  • 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.
  • county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4105
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in NRS 104. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4104
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4104
  • 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.
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4104
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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 a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4111
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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