§ 23-25-21. "Stop sale, use, or removal" order.
When the director has reasonable cause to believe a pesticide or device is being distributed, stored, transported, or used in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, or of any prescribed regulations under this chapter, the director may issue and serve a written "stop sale, use, or removal" order upon the owner or custodian of this pesticide or device. If the owner or custodian is not available for service of the order upon him or her, the director may attach the order to the pesticide or device and notify the owner or custodian and the registrant. The pesticide or device shall not be sold, used, or removed until the provisions of this chapter have been complied with and the pesticide or device has been released in writing under conditions specified by the director or the violation has been otherwise disposed of as provided in this chapter by a court of competent jurisdiction.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 191, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 23-41.1-21; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)