27.0606 Inspections and seizures.
(a) When necessary for the enforcement of this chapter or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, the Director may:
(1) enter any commercial premises during normal business hours, except that in the event the premises are not open to the public, he shall first present his credentials and obtain consent before making entry thereto unless a search warrant has previously been obtained;
(2) issue stop-use, hold, and removal orders with respect to any weights and measures com-mercially used, and stop-sale, hold, and removal orders with respect to any packaged commodities or bulk commodities kept, offered, or exposed for sale;
(3) seize, for use as evidence, without formal warrant, any incorrect or unapproved weight, measure, package, or commodity found to be used, retained, offered, or exposed for sale or sold in violation of the provisions of this chapter or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.
(b) With respect to the enforcement of this chapter, the Director has special police powers, and may arrest, without formal warrant, any violator of this chapter.History: 1973, PL 13-16 § 1.