§ 2775 The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Institute
§ 2776 Powers and Duties
§ 2777 Research Council
§ 2778 Advisory Council
§ 2779 Reports by the Commissioner

Terms Used In New York Laws > Public Health > Article 27-E

  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.