Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-37.2
The Healing Art of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

SECTION 5-37.2-21

§ 5-37.2-21. Injunctive relief.

(a) The department may maintain in any court of competent jurisdiction a suit for an injunction against any person or persons practicing acupuncture and Oriental medicine, or any branch of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, without a license.

(b) This injunction:

(1) May be issued without proof of actual damage sustained by any person, this provision being understood to be a preventive as well as a punitive measure.

(2) Shall not relieve the person from criminal prosecution for practicing without a license.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 287, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 18, § 2; P.L. 2015, ch. 140, § 2; P.L. 2015, ch. 150, § 2.)