Ga. Code § 9-2-1

Current through 2023-2024 Legislative Session Chapter 709
Section 9-2-1 - Definitions

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.

OCGA § 9-2-1