§ 3.1-702. (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Investigation of transactions by Commissioner
For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this article, the Commissioner, upon the verified complaint of any interested party shall, or upon his own motion may, either personally or through his duly authorized agent or agents investigate any transaction involving solicitation, receipt, sale or attempted sale of farm products by any person or persons acting or assuming to act, or attempting to act, as a commission merchant; failure of any commission merchant to make proper and true account of sales and settlement thereof as in this article required; any transaction wherein produce consigned to a commission merchant is disposed of to a person, firm or corporation composed substantially of the same persons, as stockholders, members, or otherwise, who compose the commission merchant; the intentional making by any commission merchant of false statements as to condition, grade, or quality of any farm products received or in storage; the intentional making by any commission merchant of false statements as to market condition; the failure of any commission merchant to make payment for farm products within the time required by this law; or to any other injurious transaction arising out of the sale of farm produce on commission.
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