|Subchapter A||General Provisions||1803.001 – 1803.002|
|Subchapter B||Registration and Bond Requirements||1803.051 – 1803.056|
|Subchapter C||Solicitation Restrictions||1803.101 – 1803.104|
|Subchapter D||Enforcement and Penalties||1803.151 – 1803.155|
Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1803
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
- Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
- Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.