Arizona Revised Statutes § 3-401 Definitions

3-401. Definitions

In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. " Affected commodity" means the specific citrus, fruit or vegetable regulated pursuant to article 2 or 4 of this chapter and subject to the marketing agreement or order or the proposed marketing agreement or order.

2. " Affected person" means a producer or shipper of an affected commodity.

3. " Marketing agreement" or " agreement" means an agreement developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and entered into by the director pursuant to this article.

4. " Marketing commission" or " commission" means the marketing commission established under section 3-413.

5. " Marketing committee" or " committee" means a marketing committee established by a marketing agreement according to section 3-426.

6. " Marketing order" or " order" means an order developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and issued by the director pursuant to this article.

7. " Person" means any individual, firm, corporation, trust, association or partnership.

8. " Producer" means a person who has a financial interest in producing or causing citrus, fruit or vegetable commodities to be produced for market in commercial quantities.

9. " Shipper" means a person that engages in shipping, transporting, selling or marketing citrus, fruits or vegetables under the shipper's own registered trademark or label or a person who first markets the fruits or vegetables for the producer.

10. " Supervisor" means the supervisor of standardization of the Arizona department of agriculture.

11. " Volume" means cartons or the equivalent weight of Arizona grown products marketed in the preceding marketing season.

12. " Written assent" means a signed statement of an affected person consenting to the terms of a marketing order.

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