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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 19 - 2 E- 3 §19-2E-3. Definitions.
As used in this article:

(a) "Commercial slaughtering establishments" means a person engaged for profit in this state in the business of slaughtering or dressing animals for human consumption which are to be sold or offered for sale through a commercial outlet or establishment;

(b) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of West Virginia and his duly authorized representatives;

(c) "License" means any person licensed under the provisions of article two-b, chapter nineteen of the code of West Virginia;

(d) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, fiduciary or other group of persons whether organized or not;

(e) "Livestock" means cattle, swine, sheep or goats.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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