AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
PURE SEED LAW
22-420. Seizure. Any lot of seed not in compliance with the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to seizure on complaint of the director to a court of competent jurisdiction in the locality in which the seed is located. In the event that the court finds the seed does not meet the requirements set out in this chapter and orders the condemnation of the seed, it shall be denatured, processed, destroyed, relabeled, 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 seed without first having given the defendant an opportunity to apply to the court for release of the seed or permission to process or relabel it for compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Release of said seed shall be made only upon proof of compliance.
[22-420, added 1951, ch. 243, sec. 7, p. 508; am. 1974, ch. 18, sec. 8, p. 364; am. 1987, ch. 188, sec. 8, p. 380.]