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21.77 SEIZURE.

Any lot or amount of weed-seed infested agricultural seeds and grains, or screenings, not in compliance with the provisions of sections 21.71 to 21.78, is subject to seizure on complaint of the commissioner to a court of competent jurisdiction in the locality in which the weed-seed infested agricultural seeds and grains, or screenings, are located. In the event that the court finds the weed-seed infested agricultural seeds and grains, or screenings, to be in violation of said sections and orders the condemnation of said weed-seed infested agricultural seeds and grains, or screenings, they shall be denatured, processed, destroyed, or otherwise disposed of in compliance with the laws of this state; provided, that in no instance shall the court order such disposition of said weed-seed infested agricultural seeds and grains, or screenings, without first having given the claimant any opportunity to apply to the court for the release of said weed-seed infested agricultural seeds and grains, or screenings, or permission to process them to bring them into compliance with these sections.

History:

1959 c 172 s 7