§ 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 - Proceedings on Question of Insanity

  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or more. See Virginia Code 1-203
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the Virginia Resources Authority created in Chapter 21 (§ 62. See Virginia Code 10.1-603.16
  • Authority: means the Virginia Resources Authority. See Virginia Code 10.1-603.24
  • Board: means the Soil and Water Conservation Board. See Virginia Code 10.1-604
  • 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.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Court: means any court vested with appropriate jurisdiction under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 19.2-5
  • court: shall be deemed to include the courts of this Commonwealth, any other person or body appointed by it or acting under its process or authority in a judicial or quasi-judicial capacity, and any other judicial, quasi-judicial, or fact-finding body acting pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth, including without limitation, the State Corporation Commission and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. See Virginia Code 8.01-385
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Conservation and Recreation. See Virginia Code 10.1-603.16
  • Department: means the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. See Virginia Code 10.1-603.24
  • 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
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund created pursuant to § Source: OCC
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Process: includes subpoenas, the summons and complaint in a civil action, and process in statutory actions. See Virginia Code 1-237
  • 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.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • state agency: means the same as that term is defined in § 2. See Virginia Code 1-206
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supreme Court: means the Supreme Court of Virginia. See Virginia Code 1-249
  • sworn: means "affirm" or "affirmed. See Virginia Code 1-250
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Town: means any existing town or an incorporated community within one or more counties which became a town before noon, July 1, 1971, as provided by law or which has within defined boundaries a population of 1,000 or more and which has become a town as provided by law. See Virginia Code 1-254
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the 50 states, the District of Columbia the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the United States Virgin Islands. See Virginia Code 1-255
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Watercourse: means a natural channel having a well-defined bed and banks and in which water normally flows. See Virginia Code 10.1-604