Agriculture and Forestry

General Plant Pest Act

SECTION 2-16-8

§ 2-16-8. Treatment or destruction by director.

In case the owner or person in charge of the premises refuses or neglects to carry out the orders of the director within the period of time after receipt of written notification specified on the notification by the director, the director may proceed to treat or destroy the infested or infected plants, plant products, or articles or to apply any other necessary preventive or remedial measures. The expense shall be assessed, collected, and enforced as taxes are assessed, collected, and enforced, against the premises upon which the expense was incurred. The amount of the expense, when collected, shall be paid to the director, and by him or her deposited with the treasurer of the state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1955, ch. 3547, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 2-16-8.)