2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:11-15 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:11-15 (2017)

4:11-15. Definitions

As used in this article:

"Agent" means any person receiving, buying, soliciting or negotiating the sale of any perishable agricultural commodity or hay, straw or grain or any one or more of them from the grower thereof for or on behalf of any commission merchant, dealer or broker.

"Agricultural commodity" means any perishable agricultural commodity or hay, straw or grain or any one or more of them, as the case may be.

"Broker" means any person engaged in the business of soliciting or negotiating the sale of any perishable agricultural commodity or hay, straw or grain or any one or more of them on behalf of the grower.

"Commission merchant" means any person engaged in the business of soliciting or receiving any perishable agricultural commodity for sale on commission on behalf of the grower thereof.

"Dealer" means any person engaged in the business of buying any agricultural commodity from the grower thereof for the purpose of shipping or for sale, resale or manufacture.

"Eggs" means avian eggs of the kind produced and used for human food including the eggs of chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and guineas, but not those sold or resold for purposes of laboratory or biological uses.

"Grower" means any person engaged in the business of growing or producing any agricultural commodity in this State, or any agricultural co-operative association organized pursuant to the provisions of chapter 13 of this Title.

"Perishable agricultural commodity" means any fruit or vegetable of every kind, including those frozen or packed in ice, and any poultry product.

"Poultry product" means live poultry and eggs as defined in this act, when purchased in wholesale quantities from a grower, or his agent, or a marketing association for sale or resale for human consumption or hatching purposes.

"Poultry" means domestic fowl, including all marketing classifications of chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and guineas, not sold for show or breeding purposes.

"Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.

"Board" means the State Board of Agriculture.

Amended by L.1953, c. 419, p. 2097, s. 1; L.1962, c. 81, s. 1; L.1966, c. 76, s. 1, eff. May 1, 1967; L.1969, c. 141, s. 1, eff. May 1, 1970.

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