2013 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 22 - Agriculture. Domestic Animals
Chapter 427a - Connecticut Fertilizer Law of 2008
Section 22-111o - Procedure re violations. Notice and hearing. Fine. Injunctions.
(a) If it appears from the examination of any fertilizer that any provision of this chapter or any regulation adopted pursuant to section 22-111j has been violated, the commissioner shall cause notice of the violation to be given to the registrant, distributor or possessor from whom the sample was taken. Any person so notified shall be given opportunity to be heard by the commissioner. If it appears after such hearing, either in the presence or absence of the person so notified, that any provision of this chapter or any regulation adopted pursuant to section 22-111j has been violated, such person shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars for each such violation.
(b) The commissioner may apply for and any court of competent jurisdiction may grant a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating or continuing to violate any provision of this chapter or any regulation adopted pursuant to section 22-111j, notwithstanding the existence of other remedies at law. Such injunction shall be issued without bond.
(February, 1965, P.A. 198, S. 15; P.A. 73-278, S. 11, 21; P.A. 09-229, S. 20.)
History: P.A. 73-278 replaced “director”, i.e. director of Agricultural Experiment Station, with “commissioner”, i.e. commissioner of agriculture; P.A. 09-229 deleted “commercial” re fertilizer, made technical changes, added provisions re regulation adopted pursuant to Sec. 22-111j, deleted provision allowing commissioner to certify facts to prosecuting officer and added $500 fine in Subsec. (a), deleted former Subsecs. (b) to (d), redesignated existing Subsec. (e) as Subsec. (b) and made a conforming change therein, effective July 1, 2009.
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