Part 1 Organization 4-22-101 – 4-22-108
Part 2 Assessment 4-22-201 – 4-22-203
Part 3 Liability and Enforcement 4-22-301 – 4-22-303

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 4 > Chapter 22

  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Agriculture: means the science and art of the production of plants and animals useful to man, including the preparation of plants and animals for human use and disposal by marketing or otherwise. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • AHJ: means "authority having jurisdiction" which is:
    (a) the State Fire Marshal;
    (b) an authorized deputy of the State Fire Marshal; or
    (c) the local fire enforcement authority. See Utah Code 15A-5-102
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board: means the Utah Fire Prevention Board created in Section 53-7-203. See Utah Code 15A-1-102
  • Commission: means the Utah Dairy Commission. See Utah Code 4-22-102
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and food. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: means a nonprofit corporation or a profit corporation. See Utah Code 16-4-102
  • Correct: means conformance to applicable requirements of this chapter. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • County: means a unit of local government that is a body corporate and politic and a legal subdivision of the state, with geographic boundaries as described in Section 17-50-104, and powers as provided in Part 3, County Powers. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • County executive: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • County legislative body: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Dealer: means any person who buys and processes raw milk or milk fat, or who acts as agent in the sale or purchase of raw milk or milk fat, or who acts as a broker or factor with respect to raw milk or milk fat or any product derived from either. See Utah Code 4-22-102
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Food created in Chapter 2, Administration. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a person or body elected as the county executive or a person appointed as the county manager or administrative officer, refers to:
    (a) the power and duty to carry laws and ordinances into effect and secure their due observance; and
    (b) those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the executive branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Industrial hemp: means any part of a cannabis plant, whether growing or not, with a concentration of less than 0. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Land: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Legislative: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a county commission or council, refers to:
    (a) the power and duty to enact ordinances, levy taxes, and establish budgets; and
    (b) those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the legislative branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • NFPA: means the edition of the National Fire Protection Association adopted under Section 15A-5-103. See Utah Code 15A-5-102
  • Nonprofit corporation: means a nonprofit corporation as defined in Section 16-6a-102. See Utah Code 16-4-102
  • Oath: includes "affirmation. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Organization: means a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Package: means a commodity put up or packaged before sale in either wholesale or retail saleunits. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Person: means a natural person or individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Primary standards: means the physical standards of the state, described in Section 4-9-105, which are the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Producer: means a person who produces milk or milk fat from cows and who sells it for human or animal consumption, or for medicinal or industrial uses. See Utah Code 4-22-102
  • Producer-handler: means any producer who processes raw milk or milk fat. See Utah Code 4-22-102
  • Profit corporation: means a corporation as defined in Section 16-10a-102. See Utah Code 16-4-102
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Road: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Sale from bulk: means the sale of commodities, when the quantity is determined at the time of sale. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Secondary standards: means a physical standard which is traceable to primary standards through comparisons, using acceptable laboratory procedures. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Share: means a share as defined in:
    (a) Section 16-6a-102 for a nonprofit corporation; and
    (b) Section 16-10a-102 for a profit corporation. See Utah Code 16-4-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Water company: means a corporation in which a shareholder has the right, based on the shareholder's shares, to receive a proportionate share of water delivered by the corporation. See Utah Code 16-4-102
  • Weighing and measuring: means the use of weights and measures. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Weight: means net weight, unless the label declares that the product is sold by drained weight, in which case "weight" means net drained weight. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Weights and measures: means the instruments or devices used for weighing or measuring, including an appliance or accessory associated with the instrument or device. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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