37.0103 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 37.0103]

As used in this chapter, the term :

(1) "agency" means any department, agency, or instrumentality of the territory;

(2) "business" means any lawful activity, excepting a farm operation, conducted primarily:

(A) for the purchase, sale, lease, and rental of personal and real property, and for the manufacture, processing, or marketing of products, commodities, or any other personal property;

(B) for the sale of services to the public; or

(C) by a nonprofit organization; or

(D) solely for the purposes of 37.0105(a) for assisting in the purchase, sale, resale, manufacture, processing, or marketing of products, commodities, personal property, or services by the erection and maintenance of an outdoor advertising display or displays, whether or not such display or displays are located on the premises on which any of the above activities are conducted;

(3) "displaced person" means any person who, on or after the effective date of the rules codified in this chapter, moves from real property, or moves his personal property from real property, as a result of the acquisition of such real property, in whole or in part, or as the result of the written order of the acquiring agency to vacate real property, for a program or project undertaken by an agency; and solely for the purposes of 37.0105 (a), (b) and 37.0108 as a result of the acquisition of or as the result of the written order of the acquiring agency to vacate other real property, on which such person conducts a business or farm operation, for such program or project;

(4) "farm operation" means any activity conducted solely or primarily for the production of l or more agricultural products or commodities, including timber, for sale or home use, and customarily producing such products or commodities in sufficient quantity to be capable of contributing materially to the operator's sup- port;

(5) "mortgage" means the same as commonly defined in American jurisprudence except that it is an encumbrance against personal property and not real property when a dwelling has been separated from communal land per 37.1502 ASCA;

(6) "nonprofit organization" means a corporation, partnership, individual, or other public or private entity, engaged in a business, professional, or instructional activity on a non- profit basis, necessitating fixtures, equipment, stock in trade, or other tangible property for the carrying on of the business, profession, or institutional activity on the premises;

(7) "person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, or association.

History: Relocation Asst. and Prop. Acq. Regs., eff prior to 1975, Reg. 1.03.