Section 2-27-61

Inspections; enforcement of article.

(a) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this article, the commissioner or his inspectors and agents may enter upon any public or private premises at reasonable times in order to have access for the purpose of inspecting any aircraft or ground equipment used in custom application of pesticides as regulated by this article. Inspectors and authorized agents of the commissioners shall also be authorized and empowered to inspect, examine and review the books and records as may be required to be kept and maintained by a licensee under requirements of Section 2-27-60. Any person who shall refuse, hinder or obstruct any authorized agent of the commissioner by refusing to allow entrance or access to equipment or books and records of a licensee shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable under Section 2-27-62.

(b) When it is determined that legal action is necessary for the enforcement or compliance with the requirements of this article, the commissioner shall refer the facts to the Attorney General for appropriate legal action pursuant to Section 2-27-62.

(Acts 1971, No. 1957, p. 3177, §11.)