As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

Terms Used In Virginia Code 3.2-2100

  • Person: includes any individual, corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or any other legal or commercial entity and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof. See Virginia Code 1-230
  • Sheep: means sheep or lambs of all ages. See Virginia Code 3.2-2100

“Handler” means the operator of a stockyard, livestock dealership, slaughterhouse, packing plant, or livestock auction market, or any other person making a purchase from a sheep producer, at the point where the sheep is sold or traded.

“Sheep” means sheep or lambs of all ages.

1995, c. 691, § 3.1-1065; 2008, c. 860.