Part 1 General Provisions 65-10-101 – 65-10-113
Part 2 Subcontractor’s Lien Against Railroad 65-10-201 – 65-10-207

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 65 > Chapter 10

  • Act of terrorism: means an act or acts constituting a violation of this part, any other offense under the laws of Tennessee, or an act or acts constituting an offense in any other jurisdiction within or outside the territorial boundaries of the United States that contains all of the elements constituting a violation of this part or is otherwise an offense under the laws of such jurisdiction, that is intended, directly or indirectly, to:

    • (A) Intimidate or coerce a civilian population. See Tennessee Code 39-13-803

    • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
    • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
    • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    • 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
    • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
    • Person: includes the singular and the plural and means and includes any individual, firm, partnership, copartnership, association, corporation, governmental subdivision or agency, or other organization or other legal entity, or any agent or servant thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
    • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
    • Road: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105