(1) Any officer, employee, deputy inspector, sampler or weigher of the State Department of Agriculture before opening the doors of any car containing grain, hay or any other commodity for the purpose of inspection, grading or weighing shall first ascertain the condition of such cars and determine whether any leakages have occurred while the cars were in transit, whether or not the doors were properly secured and sealed at point of shipment, and shall make a record of such facts in all cases, giving seal numbers.
(2) After such examinations are made and recorded, and the inspection, grading or weighing of such grain, hay or other commodity has been made, such officials shall securely close and reseal such doors as have been opened by them, using the special seal of the department for the purpose. Such officials shall make a record of all original seals broken by them, the date when broken, the state seals substituted therefor and the date and number of such seals.
(3) The authorized officers, employees, inspectors, deputies, samplers or weighers of the department shall break the seal, weigh and superintend the unloading of all cars of grain, hay or other commodity subject to inspection, grading or weighing. No person other than the authorized officers, employees, inspectors, deputies, samplers or weighers of the department shall break the seal or weigh such cars of grain, hay or other commodity. [Amended by 1955 c.731 §25]Section: Previous 586.561 586.570 586.580 586.590 586.600 586.610 586.620 586.630 586.640 586.650 586.660 586.670 586.680 586.690 586.700 Next
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