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As used in this article:
“Auction market” is an establishment regularly engaged in the sale by auction of live stock for dairy, breeding or slaughtering purposes.
“Department” means the Department of Agriculture.
“General quarantine” includes all quarantines not included under the term “special quarantine” as herein defined.
“Official test” includes all tuberculin tests made under the supervision of or authorization from the department.
“Owner” includes a person, firm, copartnership, association or corporation owning or leasing cattle from another.
“Premises” includes a part or portion of land or a structure erected on land and a vehicle or vessel used in the transportation of passengers, goods or cattle.
“Private test” includes all tuberculin tests other than official tests and shall be made at the owner's expense.
“Public stockyard” includes all stockyards where trading in live stock is carried on, where yarding, feeding and watering facilities are provided by the stockyard, transportation or similar company and where Federal or State inspection is maintained for the inspection of live stock for communicable diseases.
“Quarantine” means to hold in segregation because of the presence or suspected presence of a contagious or infectious disease and shall be construed as either special quarantine or general quarantine as applicable to existing conditions.
“Reactor” applies to cattle reacting to a tuberculin test or tests, either official or private, conducted to determine the existence of tuberculosis.
“Special quarantine” means a quarantine of a single animal, building, structure, pen, car, vessel, vehicle, field or inclosure or a quarantine of any number of animals when confined or contained in the same building, structure, pen, car, vessel, vehicle, field or inclosure.
“Suspicious” applies to cattle tested to determine the presence of tuberculosis and not giving a reaction sufficient to justify condemnation.
“Tuberculin test” includes any method of testing for the detection of tuberculosis by tuberculin or any other method of testing for detection of tuberculosis.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 4. Agriculture and Domestic Animals 4 § 5-18 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-4-agriculture-and-domestic-animals/nj-st-sect-4-5-18/
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