§ 550. Application of provisions of other laws and of documents.
Wherever the terms department of agriculture, department of farms and
markets, department of foods and markets, department of weights and
measures, department of health, commissioner of agriculture,
commissioner of farms and markets, commissioner of foods and markets,
state superintendent of weights and measures, or state commissioner of
health, shall occur in any law, contract or document, such terms shall
be deemed to mean and refer to the department of agriculture and markets
and the commissioner of agriculture and markets respectively, so far as
such law, contract or document pertains to matters which are within the
jurisdiction of such department under the provisions of this chapter.
Whenever, by the education law or other statute, the commissioner of
agriculture is made a member by virtue of his office of the board of
managers or trustees or other governing body of a state institution, the
term commissioner of agriculture shall be deemed to mean the
commissioner of agriculture and markets.