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325F.42 FRAUD IN THE SALE OF FUR WEARING APPAREL.

Subdivision 1.Fur constituent part.

Articles of wearing apparel of which fur is a constituent part shall not be sold or offered for sale at retail in the state under any false or deceptive name.

Subd. 2.False and deceptive name.

For the purposes of this section, "false or deceptive name" means a name which implies that the fur which is a constituent part of the article is of substantially greater value than the fur which is actually used.

Subd. 3.Identifying tag attached to garment.

The fur which is a constituent part of any article of wearing apparel sold or offered for sale at retail shall be identified by its true name, and its trade name, if any, upon a tag or ticket prominently attached or displayed on the garment and shall be identified further by its true name, and its trade name, if any contained on a sales slip or invoice delivered to the purchaser at the time of sale.

Subd. 4.Violations and penalty.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

History:

1949 c 203 s 1-4

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