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3-239 - Seizure and disposition of noncomplying seed
3-239. Seizure and disposition of noncomplying seed
A. Any lot of agricultural, vegetable or ornamental plant seed not in compliance with the provisions of this article is subject to seizure upon complaint of the director to a court of competent jurisdiction in the locality in which the seed is located.
B. If the court finds the seed is in violation of this article and orders condemnation of the seed, it shall be denatured, processed, destroyed, relabeled or otherwise disposed of in compliance with the laws of this state. Before the court orders such disposition of the seed, it shall first give the claimant an opportunity to apply to the court for release of the seed or permission to process or relabel it to bring it into compliance with this article.