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Title 2 - Agriculture
> Code of Alabama Title 2, Chapter 29 - Sale of Farm Produce by Commission Merchants
Code of Alabama Title 2, Chapter 29 - Sale of Farm Produce by Commission Merchants
Section 2-29-1 - Definitions.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section: (1) COMMISSION MERCHANT. Every person...
Section 2-29-2 - Commission Merchant's Permit Required; Application for Permit; Issuance of Permit; Duration; Permit Fee.
No person shall within this state engage in the commission business as a commission merchant without a permit therefor. Every commission merchant shall annually, on...
Section 2-29-3 - Expiration Date of Permits.
Every permit issued under the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to have expired by limitation at midnight of the last day of the...
Section 2-29-4 - Bonds of Commission Merchants; Institution of Civil Actions Upon Bonds.
Before any permit shall be issued, the applicant therefor shall make and execute to the State of Alabama a surety bond in the penal sum...
Section 2-29-5 - Authorization and Grounds for Denial or Revocation of Permits by Commissioner.
The commissioner may refuse to grant or may revoke any permit, as the case may be, upon any one or more of the following grounds:...
Section 2-29-6 - Proceedings for Review of Denial or Revocation of Permit by Commissioner.
Any act of the commissioner in refusing to grant or in revoking any permit may be reviewed by the circuit court of the county in...
Section 2-29-7 - Maintenance of Records by Commission Merchants As to Handling, Storage or Sale of Farm Products.
It shall be the duty of every commission merchant upon receipt of any farm products for sale on commission to make and keep a correct...
Section 2-29-8 - Investigation of Applicants and Complaints Against Commission Merchants by Commissioner; Conduct of Proceedings As to Revocation of Permits.
The commissioner shall have power: (1) Before granting a permit to any applicant to investigate the character and standing of such applicant; (2) Upon the...
Section 2-29-9 - Prohibited Acts.
No person shall receive or offer to receive, sell or offer to sell on commission within this state any kind of farm products without a...
Section 2-29-10 - Regulation by Municipalities of Sale, Etc., of Farm Products by Farmers or Other Producers Thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any municipality to charge the farmer or others engaged in the production of farm products of whatever nature any license...
Section 2-29-11 - Applicability of Provisions of Chapter.
This chapter shall not apply to the sale of farm products at public auction by an auctioneer acting as the agent of another to whom...
Last modified: November 15, 2016