§ 4728.01 Precious metals dealer definitions
§ 4728.02 License requirements
§ 4728.03 License qualifications
§ 4728.031 Effect of child support default on license
§ 4728.04 License application – temporary exhibition permit
§ 4728.05 Investigations – injunctions
§ 4728.06 Records
§ 4728.07 Daily report of items received to police department
§ 4728.08 Purchases from intoxicated persons prohibited
§ 4728.09 Retention period – stolen property
§ 4728.10 Enforcement duties
§ 4728.11 Chapter not applicable
§ 4728.12 Person exempt from license requirement
§ 4728.13 Prohibited acts – burden of proving exemption
§ 4728.14 Civil action
§ 4728.15 Compliance with law regarding sanctions for human trafficking
§ 4728.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 4728

  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: includes affirmation, and "swear" includes affirm. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precious metals dealer: means a person who is engaged in the business of purchasing articles made of or containing gold, silver, platinum, or other precious metals or jewels of any description if, in any manner, including any form of advertisement or solicitation of customers, the person holds himself, herself, or itself out to the public as willing to purchase such articles. See Ohio Code 4728.01
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Superintendent of financial institutions: includes the deputy superintendent for consumer finance as provided in section 1181. See Ohio Code 4728.01
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.