2018 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 2 - Actions Generally
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 9-2-1. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-2-1 (2018)
    As used in this title, the term:
  • (1) "Action" means the judicial means of enforcing a right.

  • (2) "Civil action" means an action founded on private rights, arising either from contract or tort.

  • (3) "Penal action" means an action allowed in pursuance of public justice under particular laws.

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