§ 27-2-10 System adopted; title
§ 27-2-20 Zone title for use in land descriptions
§ 27-2-30 Plane coordinates for expressing position of point defined
§ 27-2-50 Coordinate System defined
§ 27-2-60 Standards required for recordation; modification to meet local conditions
§ 27-2-70 Use of term “South Carolina Coordinate System” on map
§ 27-2-85 Duties of South Carolina Geodetic Survey
§ 27-2-95 State mapping products to be compatible with coordinate system; establishment of standards; programs
§ 27-2-105 Clarification of county boundaries; role of South Carolina Geodetic Survey; contested case hearings
§ 27-2-110 Reliance on description based on coordinate system not required

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 27 > Chapter 2

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • property: as used in this Title , includes both real and personal property. See South Carolina Code 15-1-50
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.