§ 19.2-167 Accused not to be tried while insane or feebleminded
§ 19.2-168 Notice to Commonwealth of intention to present evidence of insanity; continuance if notice not given
§ 19.2-168.1 Evaluation on motion of the Commonwealth after notice
§ 19.2-169.1 Raising question of competency to stand trial or plead; evaluation and determination of competency
§ 19.2-169.2 Disposition when defendant found incompetent
§ 19.2-169.3 Disposition of the unrestorably incompetent defendant; capital murder charge; sexually violent offense charge
§ 19.2-169.4 Litigating certain issues when the defendant is incompetent
§ 19.2-169.5 Evaluation of sanity at the time of the offense; disclosure of evaluation results
§ 19.2-169.6 Inpatient psychiatric hospital admission from local correctional facility
§ 19.2-169.7 Disclosure by defendant during evaluation or treatment; use at guilt phase of trial
§ 19.2-169.8 Orders for evaluation or treatment; duties of clerk; copies
§ 19.2-174.1 Information required prior to admission to a mental health facility
§ 19.2-175 Compensation of experts
§ 19.2-178 Where prisoner kept when no vacancy in facility or hospital
§ 19.2-180 Sentence or trial of prisoner when restored to sanity
§ 19.2-182 Representation by counsel in proceeding for commitment

Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 19.2 > Chapter 11

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or more. See Virginia Code 1-203
  • Alteration: means changes to an impounding structure that could alter or affect its structural integrity. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: means the Soil and Water Conservation Board. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • City: means an independent incorporated community which became a city as provided by law before noon on July 1, 1971, or which has within defined boundaries a population of 5,000 or more and which has become a city as provided by law. See Virginia Code 1-208
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Construction: means the construction of a new impounding structure. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Court: means any court vested with appropriate jurisdiction under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 19.2-5
  • Dam break inundation zone: means the area downstream of a dam that would be inundated or otherwise directly affected by the failure of a dam. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Conservation and Recreation. See Virginia Code 10.1-100
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. See Virginia Code 10.1-100
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: shall include any one or more of the following:

    a. See Virginia Code 8.01-2

  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Height: means the structural height of a dam which is defined as the vertical distance from the natural bed of the stream or watercourse measured at the downstream toe of the dam to the top of the dam. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • Impounding structure: means a man-made structure, whether a dam across a watercourse or other structure outside a watercourse, used or to be used to retain or store waters or other materials. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Judge: means any judge, associate judge or substitute judge of any court or any magistrate. See Virginia Code 19.2-5
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Owner: means the owner of the land on which a dam is situated, the holder of an easement permitting the construction of a dam and any person or entity agreeing to maintain a dam. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • Person: shall include individuals, a trust, an estate, a partnership, an association, an order, a corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    6. See Virginia Code 8.01-2

  • Person under a disability: shall include :

    a. See Virginia Code 8.01-2

  • Personal representative: includes the executor of a will or the administrator of the estate of a decedent, the administrator of such estate with the will annexed, the administrator of such estate unadministered by a former representative, whether there is a will or not, any person who is under the order of a circuit court to take into his possession the estate of a decedent for administration, and every other curator of a decedent's estate, for or against whom suits may be brought for causes of action that accrued to or against the decedent. See Virginia Code 1-234
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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.
  • state agency: means the same as that term is defined in § 2. See Virginia Code 1-206
  • Supreme Court: means the Supreme Court of Virginia. See Virginia Code 1-249
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.