<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:53:01:01 Definitions.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:53:01:01"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:53:01:01 Definitions."> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered)"> <style> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4;} @font-face {font-family:Times; panose-1:2 2 6 3 5 4 5 2 3 4;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {margin:0in; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times",serif;} .MsoChpDefault {font-size:10.0pt;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple style='word-wrap:break-word'> <div class=WordSection1> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:53:01:01.&nbsp;&nbsp;Definitions.</b> Words defined in SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-14-39">39-14-39</A> have the same meaning when used in this article. In addition, terms used in this article mean:</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Secretary,&quot; the secretary of the South Dakota </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>D</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>epartment of </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>A</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>griculture</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'> and Natural Resources</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> SL 1975, ch 16, &#167;&nbsp;1; 9 SDR 81, effective December 26, 1982; 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>; SL 2021, ch 1, &#167;&#167; 8, 19, effective April 19, 2021</span><span style='font-size: 12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-14-60">39-14-60.</A></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-14-60">39-14-60.</A></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif'>&nbsp;</span></p> </div> </body> </html>