§ 17-25-140 Definitions
§ 17-25-145 Implementation and operation of community penalties program; contracts for preparation of individual community penalty program plans
§ 17-25-150 Responsibilities of program; mandatory community penalty plan provisions; limitation upon use of funds
§ 17-25-160 Funds for implementing program

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 17 > Chapter 25 > Article 2

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.