622:2 Superintendence
622:2-a Wardens
622:5 Powers of Commissioner of Corrections
622:6 Visitation
622:6-a Security Screening Required
622:7 Duties of Commissioner of Corrections
622:7-a Prisoner’s Fund
622:7-b Victims’ Fund
622:8 Committals
622:9 Mittimus; Return
622:10 United States Prisoners
622:11 Illegal Privileges
622:14 Discipline
622:15 Communication by Inmates with Commissioner of Corrections, etc
622:16 Supplies for Discharged Prisoners
622:17 Committal of One Held on Civil Process
622:18 Detention of One Held on Civil Process
622:19 Execution on Judgment against Commissioner of Corrections
622:20 Failure of Commissioner of Corrections to Pay Judgment
622:22 Religious Ministrations
622:23 Religious Preferences
622:24 Regulations
622:25 Penalty
622:26 Sales of Prison Products
622:27 Sale of Prison-Made Goods
622:28 Provision of Products for State Agencies
622:28-a Industries Inventory Account
622:29 Prisoner’s Earnings, etc
622:30 Source of Payment
622:31 Application of Earnings
622:31-a Medical Care; Inmate Copayment Required
622:32 Effect of Misconduct
622:33-a Care and Custody of Female Prisoners
622:34-a Expenses of Confinement
622:35 Good Behavior
622:36 Return or Transfer of Convicts
622:37 Cost
622:38 Prison Security Force
622:39 Authority
622:40 Definitions
622:41 Unit Established
622:43 Staffing
622:44 Rulemaking
622:45 Commitment
622:46 Treatment Standards
622:47 Medical Records
622:48 Discharge
622:49 Notification of Granting of Off-Grounds Privileges by Director
622:50 Parole
622:51 Investigation of Detention
622:52 Conduct of Hearings for Commitment, Detention, or Parole
622:53 Definitions
622:54 Financial Resources Form
622:55 Cost of Care Reimbursement by Inmate
622:56 Post-Imprisonment Action for Reimbursement of Cost of Care
622:57 Legal Costs
622:58 Deposit of Recovered Moneys
622:59 Commission Established

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 622

  • Active duty: means full-time duty as an enlisted member, or as a commissioned or warrant officer, in any branch of the armed forces. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:50
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • biennially: when applied to meetings and elections in towns, shall mean the biennial meetings and elections required by law to be holden in the month of November biennially, dating from the commencement of biennial elections in 1878; and the word "annual" when applied to meetings and elections in towns, shall mean the annual meetings and elections required by law to be holden in the month of March. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:7
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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
  • governor and council: shall mean the governor with the advice and consent of the council. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:31-a
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: shall mean a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:8
  • 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
  • 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
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • under oath: when used in connection with a document to be filed with the court or a state agency, which does not require a notary acknowledgment or notarization under New Hampshire law, shall be satisfied by electronic signature "under the penalty of perjury" if the document is filed with the court or state agency electronically, and if the document is accompanied by a statement under the electronic signature stating "the penalty for perjury may include a fine or imprisonment or both. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:52
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.