149-M:1 Statement of Purpose
149-M:2 Waste Reduction Goal
149-M:3 Achieving Goals; Hierarchy
149-M:4 Definitions
149-M:5 Administration and Enforcement
149-M:6 Responsibilities
149-M:7 Rulemaking
149-M:8 Appeals
149-M:9 Permit Required
149-M:10 Disclosure of Ownership
149-M:11 Public Benefit Requirement
149-M:12 Criteria for Approval, Suspension, or Revocation
149-M:13 Official Investigation
149-M:14 Forfeiture of Property
149-M:15 Penalties and Other Enforcement
149-M:16 Administrative Fines
149-M:17 Town Responsibility and Authority
149-M:18 Town Reclamation Trust Funds
149-M:19 Regional Cooperation
149-M:20 Unincorporated Towns and Unorganized Places
149-M:21 Failure to Provide Facilities
149-M:22 Facility Built by State
149-M:23 Solid Waste Management Planning
149-M:24 Districts and Subdistricts; Powers; Responsibilities
149-M:25 Minimum Plan Requirements
149-M:26 State Policy and Antitrust Exemption
149-M:27 Refuse Reduction
149-M:28 Restrictions on Battery Sales and Disposal; Exemptions
149-M:29 State Solid Waste Plan and Report
149-M:29-a Hauler Registration
149-M:30 Cleanup of Waste Sites; Priorities; Rulemaking
149-M:31 State Guarantee
149-M:32 Statement of Purpose
149-M:33 Definitions
149-M:34 Prohibition; Schedule for Removal of Intentional and Incidental Amounts
149-M:35 Exemptions
149-M:36 Certificate of Compliance
149-M:37 Rulemaking
149-M:38 Enforcement
149-M:39 Public Access
149-M:40 Severability
149-M:41 Declaration of Policy
149-M:42 Definitions
149-M:43 State Contributions
149-M:44 Equitable Allocation of Costs
149-M:45 Application for Grant
149-M:46 Application Agreement
149-M:47 Eligibility and Priority of Applications
149-M:48 Assistance to Municipalities
149-M:49 Priorities
149-M:50 Applicability; Reimbursement of Eligible Costs
149-M:51 Definitions
149-M:52 Notification
149-M:53 Restrictions on the Sale of Certain Mercury-Added Products
149-M:54 Limitations on the Use of Elemental Mercury
149-M:55 Public Education and Outreach
149-M:56 Interstate Clearinghouse
149-M:57 State Review
149-M:58 Disposal Ban
149-M:58-a Mercury-Added Thermostat Collection Program
149-M:59 General Permit for Motor Vehicle Salvage Facilities
149-M:60 General Permit for Operating a Motor Vehicle Crusher

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 149-M - Solid Waste Management

  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • governing body: shall mean the board of selectmen in a town, the board of aldermen or council in a city or town with a town council, the school board in a school district or the village district commissioners in a village district, or when used to refer to unincorporated towns or unorganized places, or both, the county commissioners. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:48
  • governor and council: shall mean the governor with the advice and consent of the council. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:31-a
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • justice: when applied to a magistrate, shall mean a justice of a municipal court, or a justice of the peace having jurisdiction over the subject-matter. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:12
  • 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
  • legislative body: shall mean a town meeting, school district meeting, village district meeting, city or town council, mayor and council, mayor and board of aldermen, or, when used to refer to unincorporated towns or unorganized places, or both, the county convention. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:47
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • oath: shall include "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and, in like cases, the word "sworn" shall include the word "affirmed. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:24
  • 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: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • petition: when used in connection with the equity jurisdiction of the superior court, and referring to a document filed with the court, shall mean complaint, and "petitioner" shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • petitioner: shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • real estate: shall include lands, tenements, and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:21
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • road: shall include all bridges thereon. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:26
  • 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: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • sworn: when applied to public officers required by the constitution to take oaths therein prescribed, shall refer to those oaths; when applied to other officers it shall mean sworn to the faithful discharge of the duties of their offices before a justice of the peace, or other person authorized to administer official oaths in such cases. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:25
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4