293-B:1 Purpose
293-B:2 Definitions
293-B:3 Organization; Purposes
293-B:4 Contributions by Beneficial Owners
293-B:5 Liability of Beneficial Owners and Trustees
293-B:6 Legal Proceedings
293-B:7 Rights of Beneficial Owners in Trust Property
293-B:8 Management of a New Hampshire Investment Trust
293-B:9 Trustee in State
293-B:10 Existence of New Hampshire Investment Trust
293-B:11 Applicability of Trust Law
293-B:12 Certificate of Trust; Amendment; Cancellation; Restatement; Correction
293-B:13 Execution
293-B:14 Filing
293-B:15 Fees
293-B:16 Collection of Fees; Administration
293-B:17 Use of Names Regulated
293-B:18 Merger and Consolidation
293-B:19 Derivative Actions
293-B:20 Indemnification
293-B:21 Treasury Interests
293-B:22 Access to and Confidentiality of Information; Records
293-B:23 Conversion of Other Business Entities to a New Hampshire Investment Trust
293-B:24 Conversion of a New Hampshire Investment Trust
293-B:25 Domestication of Non-United States Entities
293-B:26 Transfer or Continuance of New Hampshire Investment Trusts
293-B:27 Applicability
293-B:28 Short Title
293-B:29 Other Trusts Not Affected
293-B:30 Insurance Not Affected

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 293-B - Treatment of New Hampshire Investment Trusts

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Bank: means bank as such term is defined in RSA 383-A:2-201(a)(3) and refers to any bank engaging in business in this state. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficial owner: means any owner of a beneficial interest in a New Hampshire investment trust, the fact of ownership to be determined and evidenced (whether by means of registration, the issuance of certificates, or otherwise) in conformity to the applicable provisions of the governing instrument of the New Hampshire investment trust. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Foreign investment trust: means an investment trust formed under the laws of any state or under the laws of any foreign country or other foreign jurisdiction and denominated as such under the laws of such state or foreign country or other foreign jurisdiction. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Governing instrument: means any instrument (whether referred to as a trust agreement, declaration of trust, or otherwise) which creates a New Hampshire investment trust or provides for the governance of the affairs of the New Hampshire investment trust and the conduct of its investment activities. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Independent trustee: means , solely with respect to a New Hampshire investment trust that is registered as an investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (15 U. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • New Hampshire investment trust: means a "qualified investment company" as defined in RSA 77-A:1, XXI. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • 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.
  • Other investment entity: means an out-of-state investment entity which meets the definition of a "qualified investment company" as defined in RSA 77-A:1, XXI, with the exception that such other investment entity need not submit certification to the commissioner. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • 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, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, trust, statutory trust, estate, association, corporation, government (including a country, state, county or any other governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality), custodian, nominee or any other individual or entity (or series thereof) in its own or any representative capacity, in each case, whether domestic or foreign. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • registered mail: when used in connection with the requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:32-a
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • seal: shall include an impression of the official seal made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression thereof made by means of wax, or a wafer, affixed thereto. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:11
  • 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: 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.
  • 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
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustee: means the person or persons appointed as a trustee in accordance with the governing instrument of a New Hampshire investment trust to manage the business, investment activity, and affairs of such New Hampshire investment trust, and may include the beneficial owners or any of them. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 293-B:2
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4