5C-5.001. Definitions  


Effective on Sunday, June 4, 1995
  • 1For the purpose of this chapter the following words shall have the meaning indicated:

    15(1) Livestock market – any place in the state where livestock is assembled for sale, whether by private sale or public auction, or on a commission basis, wholly or in part. The term “livestock market” shall not include privately owned farms and ranches or sales made thereat.

    62(2) Dealer – any person engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock in commerce either on his own account or as the employee or agent of the vendor and/or purchaser, or any person engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock in commerce on a commission basis. The term shall not include a person who buys or sells livestock as part of his own bona fide breeding, feeding, or dairy and/or beef operations and is not engaged in the business of buying, selling, trading or negotiating the transfer of livestock, nor a person who receives livestock exclusively for immediate slaughter on his own premises.

    169Rulemaking Authority 171585.002(4), 172585.08(2) FS. 174Law Implemented 176585.145(1), 177(2), 178585.01(13) FS. 180History–Amended 9-1-72, 9-30-80, Formerly 5C-5.01, Amended 6-4-95.

     

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