Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 123.001

  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005

In this chapter:
(1) “Communication” means speech uttered by a person or information including speech that is transmitted in whole or in part with the aid of a wire or cable.
(2) “Interception” means the aural acquisition of the contents of a communication through the use of an interception device that is made without the consent of a party to the communication, but does not include the ordinary use of:
(A) a telephone or telegraph instrument or facility or telephone and telegraph equipment;
(B) a hearing aid designed to correct subnormal hearing to not better than normal;
(C) a radio, television, or other wireless receiver; or
(D) a cable system that relays a public wireless broadcast from a common antenna to a receiver.