7 U.S. Code § 6902 - Definitions

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Except where the context requires otherwise, for purposes of this chapter:
(1) Department
The term “Department” means the Department of Agriculture.
(2) National Appeals Division
The term “National Appeals Division” means the National Appeals Division of the Department established under section 6992 of this title.
(3) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.
(4) Function
The term “function” means an administrative, financial, or regulatory activity of an agency, office, officer, or employee of the Department.


(Pub. L. 103–354, title II, § 203,Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3209.)
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This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title”, meaning title II of Pub. L. 103–354, Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3209, known as the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994. For complete classification of title II to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6901 of this title and Tables.

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