Section 2-2-16

Commissioner to enforce laws; promulgation of rules and regulations; notice.

The Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Industries is charged with the execution and enforcement of the laws and provisions contained in this title and any other provision of this Code or other statute which the Commissioner, Department or Board of Agriculture and Industries is authorized or directed to administer or enforce, and he is authorized and empowered, with the approval of the State Board of Agriculture and Industries, to promulgate such rules and regulations as are reasonable and necessary to accomplish the evident purpose and intent of the law. The commissioner shall give notice of all rules and regulations promulgated as provided in this section to all parties in interest and to all parties who are likely to be interested in the same within 30 days after the promulgation thereof, and such rules and regulations shall not become effective until the expiration of said 30-day period.

(Ag. Code 1927, §4; Code 1940, T. 2, §4.)