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§2302.  Definitions

When used in this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  "Apiary" means the assembly of one or more colonies of bees at a single location.

(2)  "Beekeeper" means a person who owns one or more colonies of bees.

(3)  "Beekeeping equipment" means anything that is used in the operation of an apiary, such as hive bodies, supers, frames, top and bottom boards, and extractors.

(4)  "Colony" or "hive" means an aggregate of bees consisting principally of workers, but having, when perfect, one queen and at times many drones; and includes brood, combs, honey, and the receptacle inhabited by the bees.

(5)  "Comb package" means a package of bees shipped or moved on a comb containing honey and/or brood, with or without a queen.

(6)  "Commissioner" means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana.

(7)  "Nucleus" means bees, brood, combs, and honey in or inhabiting a small hive or portion of a standard hive or other dwelling place.

(8)  "Person" means any individual, firm, or corporation.

(9)  "State entomologist" means the entomologist of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture.

Amended by Acts 1984, No. 529, §1; Acts 1992, No. 32, §1.

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