Section: Effect of definitions on treaties, compacts, or agreements
For purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:
a. "Person" means and shall include corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, and shall also include all political subdivisions of this State or any agencies or instrumentalities thereof.
b. "Pesticide" means and includes any substance or mixture of substances labeled, designed, intended for or capable of use in preventing, destroying, repelling, sterilizing or mitigating any insects, rodents, nematodes, predatory animals, fungi, weeds and other forms of plant or animal life or viruses, except viruses on or in living man or other animals. The term "pesticide" shall also include any substance or mixture of substances labeled, designed or intended for use as a defoliant, desicant or plant regulator.
c. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection in the State Department of Environmental Protection.
d. "Department" means the State Department of Environmental Protection.
e. "Council" means the Pesticide Control Council.
L.1971, c. 176, s. 3, eff. June 1, 1971.
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