§ 27-3-10 Declaration of purpose
§ 27-3-20 Definitions
§ 27-3-30 Duty of care
§ 27-3-40 Effect of permission to use property for recreational purposes
§ 27-3-50 Application of Sections 27-3-30 and 27-3-40 to land leased to State or political subdivisions
§ 27-3-60 Certain liability not limited
§ 27-3-70 Construction

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 27 > Chapter 3 - Limitation On Liability of Landowners

  • Aviation activities: means taking off, flying, or landing an airplane or aircraft. See South Carolina Code 27-3-20
  • Charge: means the admission price or fee asked in return for invitation or permission to enter or go upon the land. See South Carolina Code 27-3-20
  • clerk: as used in this title , signifies the clerk of the court where the action is pending and, in the Supreme Court or the court of appeals, the clerk of the county mentioned in the title of the complaint or in another county to which the court may have changed the place of trial, unless otherwise specified. See South Carolina Code 15-1-60
  • 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.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Land: means land, roads, water, watercourses, private ways and buildings, structures, and machinery or equipment when attached to the realty. See South Carolina Code 27-3-20
  • 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
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: means the possessor of a fee interest, a tenant, lessee, occupant, easement holder, or person in control of the premises. See South Carolina Code 27-3-20
  • Persons: means individuals regardless of age. See South Carolina Code 27-3-20
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • property: as used in this Title , includes both real and personal property. See South Carolina Code 15-1-50
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • real estate: as used in this Title are coextensive with lands, tenements and hereditaments. See South Carolina Code 15-1-30
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.