§ 38-2-101 Lawful resistance — By whom made
§ 38-2-102 Resistance by party about to be injured
§ 38-2-103 Resistance by others

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 38 > Chapter 2

  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States environmental protection agency (EPA), or the administrator's designated representative. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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.
  • Board: means the Tennessee board of water quality, oil and gas as established by §. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation, the commissioner's duly authorized representative, and, in the event of the commissioner's absence or a vacancy in the office of commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the division of water supply. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Division: means the division of water supply of the department. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Drinking water regulations: means regulations promulgated pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Federal act: means the Safe Drinking Water Act, P. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum permissible level of a contaminant in water which is delivered to any user of a public water system. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • National primary drinking water regulations: means primary drinking water regulations, as amended, promulgated by the administrator pursuant to the federal act. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: means any and all persons, including individuals, firms, partnerships, associations, public or private institutions, state and federal agencies, municipalities or political subdivisions, or officers thereof, departments, agencies, or instrumentalities, or public or private corporations or officers thereof, organized or existing under the laws of this or any other state or country. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Public water system: means a system for the provision of water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if such serves fifteen (15) or more connections or which regularly serves twenty-five (25) or more individuals daily at least sixty (60) days out of the year. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Streams: includes any river, creek, slough or natural water course in which water usually flows in a defined bed or channel. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Waters: means any and all water, public or private, on or beneath the surface of the ground, which are contained within, flow through, or border upon Tennessee, or any portion thereof, except those bodies of water confined to and retained within the limits of private property in single ownership which do not combine or effect a junction with natural surface or underground waters. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105