2012 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Chapter 83 - Particular Rights and Immunities
Section 8382 - Definitions

§ 8382.  Definitions.

The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Community-based organization."  Any group affiliated with or organized for the benefit of one or more communities or neighborhoods, or any group organized to benefit the quality of life in a residential area.

"Controlled substance act."  The act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act.

"Drug-related nuisance."  The use of any property, in whole or in part, which facilitates or is intended to facilitate any violation of the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, or similar act of the United States or any other state.

"Manufacture" or "manufacturing."  The production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion or processing of a controlled substance, other drug or device or the packaging or repackaging of such substance or article, or the labeling or relabeling of the commercial container of such substance or article, but does not include the activities of a practitioner who, as an incident to his administration or dispensing such substance or article in the course of his professional practice, prepares, compounds, packages or labels such substance or article. The term "manufacturer" means a person who manufactures a controlled substance, other drug or device.

"Owner."  An individual, corporation, partnership, trust association, joint venture or any other business entity in whom is vested all or any part of the title to the property alleged to be a drug-related nuisance.

"Property."  Any tangible or intangible property, including an interest in any leasehold, license or real estate, such as any house, apartment building, condominium, cooperative, office building, store, restaurant, tavern, nightclub or warehouse, and the land extending to the boundaries of the lot upon which the structure is situated and anything growing on, affixed or found on the land.

"Tenant."  A person who resides in or occupies real property belonging to another person pursuant to a lease agreement or common law tenancy.

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