Subdivision 1. Applicability. The definitions in this section apply to sections 103A.301 to 103A.341.
Subd. 2. Agency. "Agency" means a state officer, board, commission, bureau, division, or agency, other than a court, exercising duty or authority under laws listed in section 103A.305.
Subd. 3. Board. "Board" means the Board of Water and Soil Resources.
Subd. 4. Court. "Court" means the district court or a judge of the district court before whom the proceeding is pending.
Subd. 5. Proceeding. "Proceeding" means a procedure under any of the laws listed in section 103A.305 that involves administrative discretion or duty.
Subd. 6. Question of water policy. "Question of water policy" means a question of water law and policy in which use, disposal, pollution, or conservation of water is a factor in a proceeding, including:
(1) determination of the governing policy of state law in the proceeding and resolution of apparent inconsistencies between different statutes; or
(2) the proper application of the policy of state law to facts in the proceeding if application is a matter of administrative discretion.
HIST: 1990 c 391 art 1 s 11
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