§ 12.1-16-01 Murder
§ 12.1-16-02 Manslaughter
§ 12.1-16-03 Negligent homicide
§ 12.1-16-04 Assisting the commission of suicide – Causing death by suicide – Penalties
§ 12.1-16-05 Injunctive relief
§ 12.1-16-06 Construction
§ 12.1-16-07 Civil damages
§ 12.1-16-08 Suspension or revocation of license of health care provider

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 12.1-16

  • Bodily injury: means any impairment of physical condition, including physical pain. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Court: means any of the following courts: the supreme court, a district court, and where relevant, a municipal court. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous weapon: means , but is not limited to, any switchblade or gravity knife, machete, scimitar, stiletto, sword, or dagger; any billy, blackjack, sap, bludgeon, cudgel, metal knuckles, or sand club; any slungshot; any bow and arrow, crossbow, or spear; any weapon which will expel, or is readily capable of expelling, a projectile by the action of a spring, compressed air, or compressed gas including any such weapon, loaded or unloaded, commonly referred to as a BB gun, air rifle, or CO2 gun; and any projector of a bomb or any object containing or capable of producing and emitting any noxious liquid, gas, or substance. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Destructive device: means any explosive, incendiary or poison gas bomb, grenade, mine, rocket, missile, or similar device. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Firearm: means any weapon which will expel, or is readily capable of expelling, a projectile by the action of an explosive and includes any such weapon, loaded or unloaded, commonly referred to as a pistol, revolver, rifle, gun, machine gun, shotgun, bazooka, or cannon. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • 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.
  • Offense: means conduct for which a term of imprisonment or a fine is authorized by statute after conviction. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • person: includes , where relevant, a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Serious bodily injury: means bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious permanent disfigurement, unconsciousness, extreme pain, permanent loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ, a bone fracture, or impediment of air flow or blood flow to the brain or lungs. See North Dakota Code 12.1-01-04
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49