Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 23
- Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
- Agriculture: means :
(i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
- Animal: means a domesticated living creature or a wild creature previously captured. See Tennessee Code 38-1-401
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
- 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 commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 38-1-601
- 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.
- Owner: includes corporations as well as individuals. See Tennessee Code 38-1-401
- Racial profiling: means the detention or interdiction of an individual in traffic contacts, field contacts, or asset seizure and forfeiture efforts solely on the basis of the individual's actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, or national origin. See Tennessee Code 38-1-502
- 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.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Wireless telecommunications service provider: means a provider of commercial mobile radio service as defined by 47 CFR 20. See Tennessee Code 38-1-601