§ 14-23.1 Definition
§ 14-23.2 Murder of an unborn child; penalty
§ 14-23.3 Voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child; penalty
§ 14-23.4 Involuntary manslaughter of an unborn child; penalty
§ 14-23.5 Assault inflicting serious bodily injury on an unborn child; penalty
§ 14-23.6 Battery on an unborn child
§ 14-23.7 Exceptions
§ 14-23.8 Knowledge not required

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 14 > Article 6A

  • Advertisement: means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of antifreeze products. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • 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.
  • Antifreeze: means any substance or preparation sold, distributed or intended for use as the cooling liquid, or to be added to the cooling liquid, in the cooling system of internal combustion engines of motor vehicles to prevent freezing of the cooling liquid or to lower its freezing point. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • apiary: means bees, comb, hives, appliances, or colonies, wherever they are kept, located, or found. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Board: means the North Carolina State Board of Agriculture,? as defined by G. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • Board: means the North Carolina Board of Agriculture. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • brand name: means the name under which any individual mixed fertilizer or fertilizer material is offered for sale, and may include a trademark, but shall not include any numeral other than the grade of the fertilizer. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • colony: means one hive and its contents, including bees, comb, and appliances. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • comb: includes all materials which are normally deposited into hives by bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • commercial fertilizer: includes both fluid and dry mixed fertilizer and/or fertilizer materials. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of North Carolina. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • Commissioner: means the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture or his designated agents. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • 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.
  • contractor: means any person, firm, corporation, wholesaler, retailer, distributor or any other person, who for hire or reward applies commercial fertilizer to the soil or crop of a consumer; provided, that this shall not apply to any consumer applying commercial fertilizer to only the land or crop that he owns or to which he otherwise holds rights, for the production of his own crops. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • disease: means any infectious disease, parasite, or pest that detrimentally affects bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • disorder: means any disease, poisoning, pest, parasite, or predator damage, toxic substance injury, or undesirable trait or genetic strain of the bee that detrimentally affects bees or the bee and honey industry. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Distribute: means to hold with intent to sell, offer for sale, to sell, barter or otherwise supply to the consumer. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • distributor: means any person who offers for sale, sells, barters, or otherwise supplies mixed fertilizer or fertilizer materials. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • 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.
  • exposed: means having been in circumstances where the possibility of infection or damage by a disease or disorder occurred. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • fertilizer material: means any substance containing either nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, or any other recognized plant food element or compound which is used primarily for its plant food content or for compounding mixed fertilizers. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • 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.
  • fluid fertilizer: means a nonsolid commercial fertilizer. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • fortified mulch: means substances composed primarily of plant remains or mixtures of such substances to which plant food has been added and for which plant food is claimed. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • grade: means the percentage of total nitrogen, available phosphate and soluble potash only stated in the order given in this subdivision, and, when applied to mixed fertilizers, shall be in whole numbers only for all packages larger than 16 ounces. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • hive: means any receptacle or container, or part of receptacle or container, which is made or prepared for the use of bees, or which is inhabited by bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • honey: means for the purpose of defining honey as a regulated article in the control of bee diseases or disorders, the natural food product made by the honeybees from the nectar of flowers, the saccharine exudation of plants, honeydew, sugar, corn syrup, or any other material along with any adulterants. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • honey plants: means blooming plants from which bees gather nectar or pollen. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • honeybees: means honey-producing insects of the genus Apis. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • infested or infected: means showing symptoms of or having been exposed to the causal agent of a bee disease or disorder to such a degree that there is a possibility of the infected organisms or material transmitting the disease or disorder to other bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Label: means any display of written, printed, or graphic matter on, or attached to, a package, or to the outside individual container or wrapper of the package. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • Labeling: means (i) the labels and (ii) any other written, printed or graphic matter accompanying a package. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • 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
  • manufacture: means preparing, mixing, or combining fertilizer materials chemically or physically, including the simultaneous application of two or more fertilizer materials, by a manufacturer or contract applicator. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of preparing, mixing, or manufacturing commercial fertilizers or the person whose name appears on the label as being responsible for the guarantee. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • mixed fertilizers: means products resulting from the combination, mixture, or simultaneous application of two or more fertilizer materials for use in, or claimed to have value in promoting plant growth. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • month: shall be construed to mean a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • 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.
  • official sample: means any sample of commercial fertilizer taken by the Commissioner or his authorized agent according to the method prescribed in subsection (b) of G. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • Package: means (i) a sealed tamperproof retail package, drum, or other container designed for the sale of antifreeze directly to the consumer or (ii) a container from which the antifreeze may be installed directly by the seller into the cooling system, but does not include shipping containers containing properly labeled inner containers. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • 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.
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • permit: means an authorization to allow movement or other action involving bees or regulated articles. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Person: as used in this Article , shall be construed to mean both the singular and plural as the case demands, and shall include individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies and associations. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • person: includes individuals, partnerships, associations, firms, agencies, and corporations, or other legal entity. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • personal property: shall include moneys, goods, chattels, choses in action and evidences of debt, including all things capable of ownership, not descendable to heirs at law. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • regulated article: means any bees, bee equipment, comb, beeswax, honey, pollen, causal agents of disease, toxic substances, products of the hive, containers, and any other item regulated under this Article or pursuant regulations. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • retailer: means any person who sells or delivers fertilizer to a consumer. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • sale: means any transfer of title or possession, or both, exchange or barter of tangible personal property, conditional or otherwise for a consideration paid or to be paid, and this shall include any of said transactions whereby title or ownership is to pass and shall further mean and include any bailment, loan, lease, rental or license to use or consume tangible personal property for a consideration paid in which possession of said property passes to the bailee, borrower, lessee, or licensee. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • sell: means the alienation, exchange, transfer or contract for such transfer of property for a fixed price in money or its equivalent. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • specialty fertilizer: means any fertilizer distributed primarily for use on noncommercial crops such as gardens, lawns, shrubs, flowers, golf courses, cemeteries and nurseries. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • summer coolant: means any substance as defined in (2) above which also is sold, distributed or intended for raising the boiling point of water or for the prevention of engine overheating whether or not used as a year-round cooling system fluid. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-579.3
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • ton: means a net ton of two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • unborn child: means a member of the species homo sapiens, at any stage of development, who is carried in the womb. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-23.1
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • wholesaler: shall mean any person who sells to any other person for the purpose of resale, and who also may sell to a consumer. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-657