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A. The department shall adopt any rules necessary to carry out this chapter and adopt reasonable rules for the enforcement of this chapter. These rules have the force and effect of law and shall be adopted pursuant to title 41, chapter 6.
B. The department may:
1. Investigate complaints made to the department concerning violations of this chapter and, on its own initiative, conduct investigations it deems appropriate in order to develop information relating to prevailing procedures for taxi meter rate determination and possible violations of this chapter and to promote accuracy in the determination and representation of quantity in taxi meter rates.
2. Inspect and test taxi meters by a random systematic method determined by the director or in response to a complaint by the public to determine whether the taxi meters meet the requirements prescribed by the department by rule.
3. Apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating this chapter.
4. Subject to title 41, chapter 4, article 4, employ such personnel as needed to assist in administering this chapter.
C. During the course of an investigation or an enforcement action by the department, information regarding the complainant is confidential and is exempt from title 39, chapter 1 unless the complainant authorizes the information to be public.