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     21-19-1.   Definition of terms. As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise plainly requires:
             (1)      "Absolute exemptions" means property which, under chapters 43-31 and 43-45, is absolutely exempt from levy;
             (2)      "Additional exemptions" means additional property which may be claimed as exempt under chapter 43-45;
             (3)      "Claim" means a claim of exemptions as provided in this chapter;
             (4)      "Claimant" means a debtor or a dependent of debtor making claim of exemptions;
             (5)      "Court" means the court wherein the action is brought in which action the levy is made;
             (6)      "Creditor" means a person for whose benefit any such process is used;
             (7)      "Debtor" means a person on whose property levy has been made;
             (8)      "Levy" means any garnishment, attachment, or any seizure or levy whatsoever under execution or any other judicial process for the purpose of satisfying or securing the claim or demand of a creditor;
             (9)      "Officer" means a person making such levy;
             (10)      "Property" means any property whether real, personal, or mixed.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, ยง 37.4901.


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