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2-1422a.Seizure of mislabeled seed; disposition; injunction. Agricultural seed which is mislabeled shall be considered a common nuisance and subject to seizure and injunction in the manner as provided by law. In the event the court finds the seed to be in violation of this act, and orders the condemnation of said seed, it may be denatured, reprocessed, destroyed, relabeled, or otherwise disposed of as the court may direct: Provided, That in no instance shall the court order a disposition of said seed without first having given the defendant an opportunity to be heard and to apply to the court (a) for permission to reprocess or relabel it to bring it into compliance with law and any rules or regulations applicable thereto, and (b) for a release of said seed. When, in the performance of duties, the secretary or a duly authorized representative of the secretary, applies to any court for a temporary restraining order or a temporary or permanent injunction, restraining any person from violating or continuing to violate any of the provisions of this act, or any rule and regulation under this act, said order shall be issued without bond, and said order shall be issued without regard to whether any criminal proceeding has been instituted.

History: L. 1949, ch. 3, § 2; L. 1961, ch. 5, § 6; July 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-11-28T06:31:56. Head Rev No: 339507