When construing and enforcing the provisions of this title or any other provision of this Code or other statute which the Commissioner, Department or Board of Agriculture and Industries is authorized or directed to administer or enforce, the act, omission or failure of any officer, agent or other person acting for or employed by any individual, partnership, corporation or by two or more individuals having a joint or common interest shall in every case also be deemed to be the act or omission or failure of such individual, partnership, corporation or of two or more individuals having a joint or common interest.

(Ag. Code 1927, §2; Code 1940, T. 2, §2.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 2-1-2

  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-1-1
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.