58-12-27. Department defined.

For the purposes of §§ 58-12-22 to 58-12-28, inclusive, the term, department, means the Department of Social Services, or an entity under contract with the Department of Social Services to carry out the functions of §§ 58-12-22 to 58-12-28, inclusive.

Source: SL 2005, ch 263, § 6; SL 2021, ch 210, § 7.