TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.3
Substances or Compounds Used as Sewerage System Cleaners

SECTION 23-24.3-7


§ 23-24.3-7 Criminal penalties – Recall order.

(a) In addition to the civil sanctions provided for in § 23-24.3-6, any person who knowingly violates any provision of this chapter or an order of the director shall, for the first offense, be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500). For a second and each subsequent offense, he or she shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or a term of imprisonment of not more than six (6) months, or both. In the case of a continuing violation, each day's continuance shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.

(b) In addition to, or instead of, the penalties in subsection (a), the district or superior court may order a defendant, as part of his or her sentence, to recall any sewerage system cleaner offered for sale or distributed in violation of this chapter. The court shall set a reasonable time to accomplish the recall.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 358, § 1.)