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§ 1402. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 3 P.S. Agriculture

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 3 P.S. Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 19. Poultry and Egg Contracts
3 P.S. § 1402
§ 1402. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Grower.” A person who provides physical facilities for housing and labor for raising poultry, whether or not he provides additional services incidental to the raising of poultry.
“Merchant.” A person who buys poultry directly from the farm in wholesale quantities within this Commonwealth, including, but not limited to, purchases on commission and purchases by a dealer, owner or broker.
“Notice.” Notice in writing by certified mail at the last known address or by personal service.
“Person.” Any individual, partnership, sole proprietorship, corporation or entity.
“Personal service.” Actual delivery of written notice to the person to whom it is directed or to an adult individual at the residence or place of business of the person.
“Poultry.” All types of chickens (whether raised to be sold as layers or for processing), chicken eggs, ducks, geese, turkeys and all game birds raised for processing.
“Poultry contract.” Any agreement, either oral or written, between a grower and a merchant relating to the raising of poultry by the grower.


1986, July 1, P.L. 301, No. 74, § 2, effective in 90 days.
3 P.S. § 1402, PA ST 3 P.S. § 1402
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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