356:1 Definitions
356:2 Restraints Prohibited
356:3 Monopolies Prohibited
356:4 Penalties
356:4-a Civil Remedies and Enforcement
356:4-b State Remedies
356:4-c Actual Damages
356:4-d Election of Remedies
356:4-e Prima Facie Evidence
356:5 Procedure
356:6 Testimonial Privilege
356:7 Exemption of Labor Organizations, Etc
356:8 Exemption of Agricultural Producers
356:8-a Exemption for Authorized Activity
356:9 Enforcement
356:10 Official Investigation
356:11 Private Enforcement
356:12 Limitation of Actions
356:13 Definition
356:14 Interpretation of Statute

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 356 - Combinations and Monopolies

  • 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.
  • Commodity: shall include tangible or intangible property, real, personal, or mixed. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 356:1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • 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: shall include , where applicable, natural persons, trusts, government entities, corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, proprietorships, incorporated or unincorporated associations, and any other legal entity. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 356:1
  • 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
  • Service: shall include any activity which is performed in whole or in part for financial gain. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 356:1
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • 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.
  • Trade or commerce: shall include any economic activity involving or relating to any commodity or service, and any other business activity. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 356:1
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4