Maine Revised Statutes

§5001. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW).]

1. Board.  "Board" means the State Parole Board.
[ 1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Director. 
[ 1995, c. 502, Pt. F, §30 (RP) .]
3. Division. 
[ 1995, c. 502, Pt. F, §30 (RP) .]
4. Fine.  "Fine" includes court costs whenever applicable.
[ 1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW) .]
5. Juvenile.  "Juvenile" means a person under the age of 18 years or a person who is alleged to have committed, while under the age of 18 years, any acts or offenses covered by Title 15, Part 6, regardless of whether, at the time of the proceeding, the person is of the age of 18 years or over.
[ 1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW) .]
6. Parole.  "Parole" is a release procedure by which a person may be released from a correctional facility by the State Parole Board prior to the expiration of his maximum term, parole status being in effect under Title 17-A, section 1254, subsection 3, with all provisions of prior laws governing parole continuing in effect.
[ 1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW) .]
7. Probation.  "Probation" means a procedure under which a person found guilty of an offense is released by the court, without being committed to a correctional facility, or with or without commitment to jail or fine, subject to conditions imposed by the court.
[ 1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1983, c. 459, §6 (NEW). 1995, c. 502, §F30 (AMD).