Subdivision 1. Scope. As used in chapters 45 to 83, 155A, 309, 332, 345, and 359, and sections 325D.30 to 325D.42, 326.83 to 326.991, and 386.61 to 386.78, unless the context indicates otherwise, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of commerce.
Subd. 3. Department. "Department" means the department of commerce.
Subd. 4. Duties and responsibilities entrusted to the commissioner. "Duties and responsibilities entrusted to the commissioner" includes the administration of those chapters referred to in subdivision 1 and chapter 115C, as well as rules adopted or orders issued under those chapters.