As used in this subpart, the terms as defined in the act shall apply with equal force and effect. In addition, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) The termact means Public Act No. 10, 73d Congress, as amended and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended (7 U.S.C. and Sup. 601);
(b) The termDepartment means the United States Department of Agriculture;
(c) The termSecretary means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States, or any officer or employee of the Department to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act for the Secretary;
(d) The termjudge means any Administrative Law Judge, appointed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3105, and assigned to the proceeding involved;
(e) The termAdministrator means the Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service or any officer or employee of the Department to whom authority has been delegated or may hereafter be delegated to act for the Administrator.
(g) The termFederal Register means the publication provided for by the act of July 26, 1935 (49 Stat. 500), and acts supplementary thereto and amendatory thereof;
(h) The termmarketing order means any order or any amendment thereto which may be issued pursuant to section 8c of the act;
(i) The termhandler means any person who, by the terms of a marketing order, is subject thereto, or to whom a marketing order is sought to be made applicable;
(j) The termproceeding means a proceeding before the Secretary arising under section 8c(15)(A) of the Act.
(k) The termhearing means that part of the proceeding which involves the submission of evidence;
(l) The termparty includes the Department;
(m) The termhearing clerk means the hearing clerk, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.;
(o) The termdecision means the judge's initial decision in proceedings subject to 5 U.S.C. 556 and 557, and includes the judge's (1) findings of fact and conclusions with respect to all material issues of fact, law or discretion as well as the reasons or basis thereof, (2) order, and (3) rulings on findings, conclusions and orders submitted by the parties;
(p) The termpetition includes an amended petition.
[25 FR 5907, June 28, 1960, as amended at 26 FR 7796, Aug. 22, 1961; 28 FR 579, Jan. 23, 1963; 37 FR 8059, Apr. 25, 1972; 38 FR 29798, Oct. 29, 1973; 67 FR 10829, Mar. 11, 2002]
Title 7 published on 2015-01-01.
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