Health and Safety

Department of Health

SECTION 23-1-28

§ 23-1-28. Definitions.

The following definitions apply in the interpretation of the provisions of this chapter:

(1) "Director" means the director of health of the state or his or her duly authorized agent.

(2) "Food" means:

(i) Articles used for food or drink for people or other animals;

(ii) Chewing gum; and

(iii) Articles used for components of any such article.

(3) "Food business" includes any establishment or place, whether fixed or mobile, where food or ice is held, processed, manufactured, packaged, prepared, displayed, served, transported, or sold.

(4) "Person" includes any individual, group of individuals, firm, corporation, association, partnership or private or public entity, including a district, county, city, town, or other governmental unit or its agent, and in the case of a corporation, any individual having active and general supervision of the properties of that corporation.

(5) "Service" upon a corporation under §§ 23-1-20 and 23-1-21 is deemed to include service upon both the corporation and upon the person having active and general supervision of the properties of the corporation.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1966, ch. 109, § 1; P.L. 1967, ch. 61, § 1; P.L. 1971, ch. 42, § 2.)