2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:12A-1 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 4:12A-1 (2016) What's This?

4:12A-1. Definitions
Words used in this act, unless otherwise expressly stated, or unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, shall have the following meanings:

"Board." The milk control board.

"Director." The director of milk control.

"Milk dealer." Any person who sells or distributes milk, including on consignment or for the account of a producer, or who purchases milk from producers or other milk dealers, whether on behalf of himself or others or both, and includes a person who sells or delivers all milk to consumers or stores in the same containers as those in which he purchases or acquires it from other milk dealers, any dairy cooperative association organized under any law of this or any other state and engaged in this State in the marketing of milk directly to stores and consumers in this State, and includes persons referred to herein as processors or subdealers, but it does not include a store as hereinafter defined.

Milk dealers as herein defined, may also purchase and distribute for storage or manufacture within or without this State.

"Market." Any municipality, incorporated or unincorporated, of this State, other than a county, or any group of such, or any portions thereof, designated by the board as a marketing area.

"Licensee." Any person licensed pursuant to this act.

"Milk." The natural product of a dairy animal or animals and includes fluid milk and cream, fresh, sour or storage, low fat milk, skim milk, flavored milk, any milk drink, buttermilk, yogurt, and condensed or concentrated whole or skim milk, except when contained in hermetically sealed cans.

"Producer." Any person producing milk entirely for sale to a milk dealer, except for the milk produced for the use of himself and his family and the use of his employees and their families.

"Consumer." Any person, other than a milk dealer, store, or producer, who purchases milk for consumption or use.

"Sanitary regulations." All laws enacted by the State of New Jersey; ordinances and regulations enacted or adopted by municipalities, municipal boards of health, or municipal departments, or officials exercising the powers and duties of local boards of health, relating to the production, handling, transportation, distribution and sale of milk from a health basis.

"Store." A grocery store, delicatessen, food market, hospital, institution, hotel, restaurant, soda fountain, dairy products store, milk vending machine, any governmental agency, roadside stand and similar mercantile establishments.

L.1941, c. 274, p. 714, s. 1. Amended by L.1983, c. 344, s. 1.


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