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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter APart 33 → Subject Group


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 33—REGULATIONS ISSUED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE EXPORT APPLE ACT


Definitions

§33.1   Act.

Act and Export Apple Act are synonymous and mean “An act to promote the foreign trade of the United States in apples to protect the reputation of American-grown apples in foreign markets, to prevent deception or misrepresentation as to the quality of such products moving to foreign commerce, to provide for the commercial inspection of such products entering such commerce, and for other purposes,” approved June 10, 1933 (48 Stat. 123; 7 U.S.C. 581 et seq.), and amended November 12, 1999 (113 Stat. 1321; 7 U.S.C. 581 et seq.).

§33.2   Person.

Person means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, or any other business unit.

§33.3   Secretary.

Secretary means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States or any officer or employee of the United States Department of Agriculture to whom authority has heretofore been delegated or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated to act in his stead.

§33.4   Carrier.

Carrier means any common or private carrier, including, but not limited to trucks, railroads, airplanes, vessels, tramp or chartered steamers whether carrying for hire or otherwise.

§33.5   Apples.

Apples mean fresh whole apples in packages whether or not they have been in storage.

§33.6   Package.

Package means any container of apples.

§33.7   Less than carload lot.

Less than carload lot means a quantity of apples in packages not exceeding 20,000 pounds gross weight or 400 standard boxes or equivalent.

§33.8   Bulk container.

Bulk container means a container that contains a quantity of apples weighing more than 100 pounds.

[79 FR 18766, Apr. 4, 2014]

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