Agriculture and Forestry

General Plant Pest Act

SECTION 2-16-7

§ 2-16-7. Compensation for loss or destruction of infested plants.

No damages shall be awarded to the owner for the loss or destruction of infested or infected plants, plant products, or other articles or reimbursement made for expenses incurred incident to the application of the prescribed preventive or remedial measures. The infected or infested plants, plant products, or articles are a public menace. Nothing in this section shall be interpreted as preventing financial assistance to owners where that financial assistance is provided for under specific legislation other than this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1955, ch. 3547, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 2-16-7.)