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45.011 DEFINITIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Scope. As used in chapters 45 to 83, 155A, 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.
History: 1983 c 289 s 11; 1993 c 204 s 1,2; 1994 c 385 s 1,2; 1996 c 439 art 1 s 2; 1997 c
222 s 1; 1Sp2001 c 5 art 20 s 4; 2006 c 212 art 1 s 3