Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1454
- auction: means the offering of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, equines, domesticated cervids, poultry and other animals raised for food or fiber for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6203-G
- 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.
- person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1351
A person, partnership, association or corporation may not hold or conduct an auction without obtaining a permit from the commissioner a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the scheduled date of the auction. A person intending to hold auctions on a regular basis may apply for and be issued a permit valid for multiple dates at the location specified in the permit. [2001, c. 572, §16 (RPR).]