2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:5-93.21 - Definitions

4:5-93.21. Definitions

As used in this act:

"Brucellosis," commonly called Bang's disease of live stock, is a disease that causes an economic loss in dairy herds and is a menace to public health.

"Board" means the State Board of Agriculture.

"Department" means the Department of Agriculture.

"Division" means the Division of Animal Health.

"Live stock" includes any domestic animal subject to brucella infection.

"Owner" includes any person, firm, co-partnership, association or corporation owning or leasing any live stock.

"Official test" includes all tests for brucellosis made by a veterinarian under the supervision of or authorization from the director of the division.

"Private test" includes all tests for brucellosis other than official tests made at the owner's expense.

"Positive" applies to live stock giving a reaction sufficient to indicate the presence of brucellosis.

"Suspicious" applied to live stock tested for brucellosis and giving a reaction not sufficient to justify the classification as positive.

"Vaccine" means any type of brucella vaccine approved by the board to be administered by a veterinarian authorized by the division.

"Calfhood vaccination" means the administration by an authorized veterinarian of brucella vaccine to calves between the ages of 4 and 8 months.

"Adult vaccination" means the administration by an authorized veterinarian of brucella vaccine to animals over 8 months of age.

L.1946, c. 257, p. 893, s. 1. Amended by L.1950, c. 9, p. 30, s. 1; L.1967, c. 175, s. 6, eff. July 25, 1967.

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