Agriculture and Forestry

Protection of Trees and Plants Generally

SECTION 2-15-14

§ 2-15-14. Plants as prima facie evidence of violations.

The presence in transit upon a public highway, or in the possession of a common carrier, of plants or parts of plants mentioned in § 2-15-12, not accompanied by a proper and valid permit is prima facie evidence of the violation of the provisions of §§ 2-15-12 – 2-15-17 by the possessor, or if in the hands of a common carrier or other transporting agent, by the consignor of those plants or parts of plants.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 735, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 2-15-14.)