For the purpose of all classification and administration of acts of the general assembly, executive orders, administrative orders, and regulations pertaining to mink, the following rules apply:
(A) Mink raised in captivity for breeding or other useful purposes are deemed domestic animals.
(B) Mink are deemed agricultural products.
(C) The breeding, raising, producing, or marketing of mink or their products by the producer is deemed an agricultural pursuit.
All the functions of the department of natural resources, division of wildlife, which affect the breeding, raising, producing, marketing, or any other phase of the production or distribution, of domestically raised mink, or products thereof, are hereby transferred to and vested in the department of agriculture.
Effective Date: 01-10-1961