Section 2-11-6

Designation and licensing of inspectors; duties; fees; unlawful acts.

The commissioner is hereby authorized to designate any competent employee or agent of the Department of Agriculture and Industries or United States Department of Agriculture and to license any competent person and to charge and collect a reasonable fee for such license to inspect or classify agricultural products for the purposes of this article and to revoke such licenses at his discretion. Such inspectors shall be stationed at such places, furnish such certificates and information to the commissioner and interested parties and perform such other duties pertaining to the provisions of this article as the commissioner may require. The commissioner, with the approval of the Board of Agriculture and Industries, may fix, assess and collect or cause to be collected fees for such services. Any person other than those properly designated under the provisions of this article who shall issue certificates of inspection or classification or represent himself to be such an inspector shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ag. Code 1927, §339; Acts 1935, No. 147, p. 187; Code 1940, T. 2, §409.)