§ 17-11-10 Agreement on detainers enacted into law; terms
§ 17-11-20 “Appropriate court” defined
§ 17-11-30 State courts, departments, agencies, officers, and employees shall enforce and cooperate in enforcement of agreement
§ 17-11-40 Escape of prisoner in temporary custody
§ 17-11-50 Application of Habitual Offenders Law not required
§ 17-11-60 Official in charge of penal or correctional institution shall give over inmate when required under agreement
§ 17-11-70 Central Administrator and Information Agent
§ 17-11-80 Copies of chapter shall be transmitted to Governors and certain other officials

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 17 > Chapter 11

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.