2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 4:5A-20 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:5A-20 (2017)

4:5A-20. Definitions

a. "Department" means the Department of Agriculture.

b. "Disposal plant" means a place of business or the location where the carcasses of domestic animals or meat packing house refuse are: (1) received or unloaded; (2) processed for the purpose of obtaining the hides, skin, grease residue, fertilizer, food for animals or any other by-product in any manner; or (3) fed to hogs, dogs, fur bearing or other animals, but shall not include an establishment inspected under the "Federal Meat Inspection Act" (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.)

c. "Carcasses of domestic animals" means bodies or any part thereof of dead livestock which are not intended for human food.

d. "Reportable diseases" means diseases dangerous to animal health as enumerated in regulations of the department adopted under the authority of section 7 of P.L.1950, c. 293 (C. 4:1-21.5).

e. "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.

L.1983, c. 179, s. 1, eff. May 10, 1983.

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