24.1225 Stop sale, use, or removal order.

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When the Director has reasonable cause to believe a pesticide or device is being distributed, stored, transported, or used in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, or of any of the rules adopted, he may issue and serve a written “stop sale, use, or removal” order upon the owner or custodian of the pesticide or device. If the owner or custodian is not available for service of the order upon him, the Director may attach the order to the pesticide or device, and it shall not be sold, used, or removed until the provisions of this act or rules adopted have been complied with, and the pesticide or device has been released in writing under conditions specified by the Director, or the violation has been otherwise disposed of as provided in this act by a court of competent jurisdiction.

History: 1979, PL 16-51 § 1.