Article 1 Atomic Energy and Radiation Control Act
Article 2 South Carolina Radioactive Waste Transportation and Disposal Act
Article 5 Southern States Energy Compact
Article 5 The Provisions of This Compact and of Any Supplementary Agreement Entered Into Hereunder Shall Be Severable and If Any Phrase, Clause, Sentence or Provisions of This Compact or Such Supplementary Agreement Is Declared to Be Contrary to the Constitution O
Article 7 Access to Criminal Records of Employees
Article 9 Governor’S Nuclear Advisory Council
Article 10 Commercial Processing, Reprocessing, and Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste Generated by Foreign Countries

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 13 > Chapter 7

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Carrier: means any person transporting radioactive wastes into or within the State for storage, disposal or delivery. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • clerk: as used in this title , signifies unless the context otherwise indicates, the clerk of the court where the action is pending. See South Carolina Code 19-1-20
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Compact: means the Southern States Energy Compact;

    (2) "Board" means the Southern States Energy Board. See South Carolina Code 13-7-410
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Environmental Control, including personnel authorized to act on behalf of the Department. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disposal facility: means any facility located within the State which accepts radioactive waste for storage or disposal. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Emergency: means any condition existing outside the bounds of nuclear operating sites owned or licensed by a federal agency and any condition existing within or outside of the jurisdictional confines of a facility licensed by the Department arising out of the handling or the transportation of radioactive waste, as hereinabove defined, which is endangering or could reasonably be expected to endanger the health and safety of the public, or to contaminate the environment. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing radioactive wastes. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • governing body: shall mean , in the case of incorporated cities or towns, the city council or town council and in other instances the commission, group, board or body to whom is delegated the administrative duties of the issuer. See South Carolina Code 11-15-430
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • issuer: as used in this article , shall mean any incorporated city or town, school district, county, or other political division or subdivision of the State which shall have outstanding and unpaid, whether matured or unmatured, bonds for whose payment the full faith, credit, taxing power and resources of such political division or subdivision have been pledged, whether or not such general obligation bonds be additionally secured by pledge of other revenues. See South Carolina Code 11-15-430
  • 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
  • Manifest: means the document used for identifying the quantity, composition, origin, and destination of radioactive waste during its transport to a disposal facility. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Operator: means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle transporting radioactive waste. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • 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.
  • Permit: means an authorization issued by the Department to any person to transport such radioactive wastes or offer such waste for transport. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Person: means any individual, public or private corporation, political subdivision, government agency, municipality, industry, partnership or any other entity whatsoever. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Radioactive waste: means any and all equipment or materials which are radioactive or have radioactive contamination and which are required pursuant to any governing laws, regulations or licenses to be disposed of or stored as radioactive waste. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Shipper: means any person, whether a resident of South Carolina or a nonresident (1) who transports radioactive waste generated by him into or within the State; (2) who transports radioactive waste generated by another person into or within the State; or (3) who transfers radioactive waste to a carrier for transportation into or within the State; or (4) who transfers radioactive waste to another person if such wastes are transported into or within the State. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transport: means the movement of radioactive wastes into or within South Carolina. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Transuranic waste: means waste containing more than ten nanocuries of transuranic activity per gram of material. See South Carolina Code 13-7-120
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.