ORS 30.870
Definitions for ORS 30.870 and 30.875

As used in this section and ORS 30.875 (Civil damages for shoplifting or taking of agricultural produce):


“Agricultural produce” means any plant including, but not limited to, trees, or animals, kept, grown or raised upon real property, and the products of those plants and animals.


“Mercantile establishment” means any place where merchandise is displayed, held or offered for sale, either at retail or wholesale.


“Merchandise” means all things movable and capable of manual delivery.


“Owner” means any person who owns or operates a mercantile establishment or farm, or the agents or employees of that person. [1979 c.592 §1; 1981 c.716 §5]

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