For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
(1) PERSON. Any individual, partnership, association, joint stock association, trust, or corporation.
(2) LICENSEE. Any person duly licensed by the commission pursuant to this chapter.
(3) CHECK. Any check, draft, money order, or other instrument for the transmission or payment of money.
(4) COMMISSION. The Alabama Securities Commission.
(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 177, p. 2142, §2.)