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California Code, Fish and Game Code - FGC § 8120

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The definitions in this section govern the construction of this article:

(a) “Environmental purpose” means the intent to prevent or minimize adverse ecological effects to water quality.

(b) “High seas interception” means the unauthorized taking of salmon for commercial purposes outside the United States 200-mile fishery conservation zone. “Unauthorized” means contrary to a statute or regulation of the United States or this state or to a treaty or international fishery agreement, or in violation of a foreign law.

(c) “Humanitarian purpose” means the intent to provide medical services for a sick or injured person, or to prevent the loss of human life.

(d) “Process” means affecting the condition or location of salmon, including preparation, packaging, storage, refrigeration, or transportation.

(e) “Written instrument” means hand written or printed matter, including vessels' logs and papers, bills of lading and sale, documents relating to processing, shipping, and customs, and information stamped on or affixed to cans, crates, containers, freight, or other means of storage or packaging.

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