Agriculture and Forestry

Rhode Island Seed Act


§ 2-6-8. Seizure – Condemnation.

Any lot of agricultural or vegetable seed not in compliance with the provisions of this chapter are subject to seizure on complaint of the director to a court of competent jurisdiction in the locality in which the seed is located. In the event the court finds the seed to be in violation of this chapter and orders the condemnation of the seed, it shall be denatured, processed, destroyed, relabeled, or otherwise disposed of in compliance with the laws of this state and in no instance shall the court order the disposition of the seed without first having given the claimant an opportunity to apply to the court for the release of the seed or permission to process or relabel it into compliance with this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 371, § 2.)