For the purposes of this chapter the following definitions shall apply:

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 5C-23.001

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
    (1) Animal. This term shall include any equine or bovine animal, goat, sheep, swine, domestic cat, dog, poultry or other domesticated beast or bird; the term animal shall include wild or game animals whenever necessary to effectively control or eradicate diseases.
    (2) Department. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
    (3) Division. The Division of Animal Industry of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
    (4) Dying, disabled, diseased animal. Any animal, as defined by this section that shows evidence of infection with any infectious, contagious or communicable disease or is incapable of moving under its own power.
Rulemaking Authority Florida Statutes § 585.002(4), 585.08(2) FS. Law Implemented 585.145(1), 585.147 FS. History-New 10-26-99, Amended 6-27-18.