In US law, AOC stands for "age of consent". The AOC law for a state designates the legal age at which a minor can engage in consensual sex. The age of consent and the age of majority are NOT always the same.
Asked in Cheeses
What is AOC cheese?
AOC stands for "appelation d'origine controlee" and is the French designation for name-control status on a cheese. Makers entitled to use the AOC designation on their cheese must be in compliance with leagl stipulations regarding how and where the cheese is made. So if your French cheese is AOC, that means it's the real deal. ...
What power did the AOC give the national government to do?
The AOC was also known as the Articals of confederation which were a set of rules before the constition. ...
Asked in Articles of Confederation
Why did the Article of Confederation have no president?
Because the AOC did not provide a stable, strong central government. The AOC also did not give the government the ability to tax, AOC only gave them the ability to raise an army, and sign formal treaties. ...
Asked in Wine and Champagne, English to French
What does AOC on French wines mean?
AOC stands for Appellation d'Origine ContrÃ´lÃ©e". It means that that wine, or cheese or other product is produced within strict geographical limits and has to abide a fixed set of rules (ingredients, forbidden ingredients, recipe). It must comply with a certain tasting characteristics. (ex: white wine from the Sancerre AOC and from the Pouilly AOC are made from the same grapes, sauvignon. The production areas are just a few kilometers apart. But any amateur can tell one from the other) Each producer has...
Asked in Court Procedure
What happens when a court case is reassigned by AOC?
Assuming that "AOC" stands for "Administrator of Court" - it simply means that the case will be re-assigned to a different judge and be added to his/her docket. ...
Asked in US Navy History and Traditions
What is the name of the official agency in charge of the US capitol?
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC)
Asked in US Congress
What is each state's power in the AOC Congress based on?
The governor Art Saint Clair