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65-6a28.Acts involving official marks, labels and certificates or simulation thereof prohibited. (a) No brand manufacturer, printer or other person shall cast, print, lithograph or otherwise make any device containing any official mark or simulation thereof, or any label bearing any such mark or simulation, or any form of official certificate or simulation thereof, except as authorized by the secretary.

(b) No person shall: (1) Forge any official device, mark or certificate;

(2) without authorization from the secretary use any official device, mark, certificate or simulation thereof, or alter, detach, deface or destroy any official device, mark or certificate;

(3) contrary to the regulations prescribed by the secretary of agriculture, fail to use, or to detach, deface or destroy any official device, mark or certificate;

(4) knowingly possess, without promptly notifying the secretary or his representative, any official device or any counterfeit, simulated, forged or improperly altered official certificate or any device or label or any carcass of any animal, or part or product thereof, bearing any counterfeit, simulated, forged or improperly altered official mark;

(5) knowingly make any false statement in any shipper's certificate or other nonofficial or official certificate provided for in the regulations prescribed by the secretary of agriculture; or

(6) knowingly represent that any article has been inspected and passed or exempted, under this act when, in fact, it has, respectively not been so inspected and passed, or exempted.

History: L. 1969, ch. 296, § 11; L. 2004, ch. 101, § 93; July 1.



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