§3309. Additional prohibited acts; official devices, marks and certificates

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/06/204/03309
Published: 2015

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Title

06

:
Agriculture






Chapter

204

:
PREPARATION OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTS











 

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3309. Additional prohibited acts; official devices, marks and certificates

(a) No brand

manufacturer, printer, or other person shall cast, print, lithograph, or

otherwise make any device containing any official mark or simulation, or any

label bearing any mark or simulation, or any form of official certificate or

simulation, except as authorized by the secretary.

(b) No person

shall:

(1) forge any

official device, mark, or certificate;

(2) without

authorization from the secretary use any official device, mark, or certificate,

or simulation, or alter, detach, deface, or destroy any official device, mark,

or certificate;

(3) contrary to

the rules adopted by the secretary, fail to use, or to detach, deface, or

destroy any official device, mark, or certificate;

(4) knowingly

possess, without promptly notifying the secretary or his or her representative,

any official device or any counterfeit, simulated, forged, or improperly

altered official certificate or any device or label of any carcass of any

animal including poultry, or part or product of any animal including poultry,

bearing any counterfeit, simulated, forged, or improperly altered official

mark;

(5) knowingly

make any false statement in any shipper's certificate or other nonofficial or

official certificate provided for in the rules prescribed by the secretary; or

(6) knowingly

represent that any product has been inspected and passed, or exempted under

this chapter when it has not been inspected and passed, or exempted. (Added

1985, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. June 2, 1986; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2,

eff. May 27, 2003.)
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