Code Section Group

Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 17. FRUIT, NUT, AND VEGETABLE STANDARDS [42501 - 49014]

  ( Division 17 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. General Provisions [42651 - 43100]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 7. Powers of Enforcing Officers [42821 - 42825]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

42821.
  

An enforcing officer may enter and inspect any place or conveyance within the county or district over which he has jurisdiction, where any fresh or dried fruits, nuts, or vegetables are produced, stored, packed, delivered for shipment, loaded, shipped, being transported, or sold.

He may inspect all fresh or dried fruits, nuts, and vegetables and their containers and equipment found in any such place or conveyance. He may also take for inspection, such representative samples of the produce and such containers, as may be necessary to determine whether or not this division has been violated and may subject such samples of produce to any method of inspection or testing.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

42822.
  

An enforcing officer shall cause the prosecution of any person whom he knows or has reason to believe is guilty of violating any provision of this division.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

42823.
  

Any enforcing officer may, while enforcing this division, seize and hold as evidence all or any part of any pack, load, bulk lot, consignment or shipment of fresh or dried fruits, nuts, or vegetables which is packed, delivered for shipment, loaded, shipped, or being transported, or sold in violation of this division, or any container of such product, as may in his judgment be necessary to secure the conviction of the party he knows or believes has violated or is violating any provision of this division.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

42824.
  

Any prosecution for the violation of any provision of this division may be made in any county where any part of the offense occurred.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

42825.
  

Any evidence which is taken by an enforcing officer in any county may be admitted in evidence in any prosecution in any other county.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

FACFood and Agricultural Code - FAC7