Agriculture and Forestry

CHAPTER 2-18.1
Rhode Island Nursery Law

SECTION 2-18.1-20

§ 2-18.1-20. Inspection of imported stock – Disposition of infested stock.

The director has the power to inspect at the point of destination all nursery stock coming into the state, whether under certificate or not, and should the stock be found infested with any injurious insects or plant diseases, he or she shall cause it to be destroyed, returned to the consignor, or subjected to any disinfecting or disinfesting procedure that he or she specifies, and the state is not liable to the consignor for expenses of shipping or treatment or for any damage which he or she may suffer through that action.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 2-18.1-20, as assigned, P.L. 1962, ch. 132, § 1.)