§ 21-14-12. Inspection of business premises.
The director shall make regular inspections of the business premises of licensees and no person shall interfere with or obstruct the entrance of the director to any packing house or structural appurtenance to it, vessel, or vehicle for the purpose of making inspection as to sanitary conditions during reasonable business hours, and no person shall obstruct the conduct of this inspection; provided, that inspections as to sanitary conditions shall be made only by the director or employees of the department of health. These employees of the department of health shall not be construed to include agents whom the director may appoint in other departments for the purpose of enforcing other provisions of this chapter; and provided, that nothing in this section shall be construed as having granted to the director or any duly authorized official of the department the right of search and seizure without a warrant.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 234, § 8; P.L. 1948, ch. 2039, § 2; P.L. 1953, ch. 3149, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 21-14-12.)