Section 2-22-22

Violations of chapter or rules or regulations promulgated thereunder deemed misdemeanors; injunctive proceedings to restrain violations of chapter or rules or regulations promulgated thereunder.

(a) Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or who fails to perform any duty or requirement imposed by the provisions of this chapter or who violates any rule or regulation duly promulgated thereunder or who shall sell or offer for sale or distribute for sale any commercial fertilizer in violation of the requirements of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished as now prescribed by law for such an offense.

(b) In addition to the penalty provided in subsection (a) of this section, the commissioner may apply by petition to a circuit court, and such court or any judge thereof shall have jurisdiction, for cause shown, to grant a temporary restraining order or permanent injunction or both restraining and enjoining any person from violating or continuing to violate any of the provisions of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated under authority of this chapter. Said temporary restraining order or permanent injunction shall be issued without bond.

(Acts 1969, No. 434, p. 840, §22.)