New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1f-16 - Violations; Securement Or Impoundment; Hearing; Disposition

13:1F-16. Violations; securement or impoundment; hearing; disposition
a. Any pesticide that is distributed, sold, or offered for sale within this State or delivered for transportation or transported in intrastate commerce or between points within this State through any point outside this State may be secured or impounded by order of the department if it is in violation of any other provision of this act.

b. Any person aggrieved by an order of the department to secure or impound a pesticide who shall apply for a hearing within 15 days after the issuance of the order, shall be granted a hearing in accordance with law.

c. If upon hearing it shall appear that the pesticide was offered or exposed for sale, or had in possession with intent to distribute or sell, or was intended for distribution or sale in violation of any provisions of this act, it shall be confiscated and disposed of by destruction or sale as the court or judge may direct, but no such articles shall be sold contrary to any provisions of this act. The proceeds of any sale, less the legal costs and charges, shall be paid into the Environmental Services Fund.

d. In case the article seized is of such character that when properly marked or branded its sale is not prohibited by this act, such article shall be delivered to the owner upon the payment of the costs of the proceeding and the execution and delivery to the department as obligee, of a good and sufficient bond to the effect that such article shall not be sold or otherwise disposed of contrary to the provisions of this act or the laws of any state, territory, district of the United States, or of the United States.

L.1981, c. 538, s. 4, eff. Jan. 12, 1982.

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