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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 20. PROCESSORS, STORERS, DEALERS, AND DISTRIBUTORS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS [54001 - 57700]

  ( Division 20 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 8.5. Produce Markets in Alameda, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties [57001 - 57043]

  ( Chapter 8.5 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 585. )

ARTICLE 2. General Provisions and Exceptions [57015 - 57018]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 585. )

57015.
  

It is the purpose of this chapter to promote the orderly marketing of farm products and the establishment of reasonable charges for unloading such products at markets in this state. It is declared that in some of the markets of this state the charges for unloading farm products have been found to be exorbitant and unreasonable and that this chapter is enacted to remedy such evils and in the interests of the public welfare.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 585.)

57016.
  

The director may make such regulations as he may deem necessary to carry out this chapter and to effectuate its purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 585.)

57017.
  

This chapter does not apply to any market in which less than five produce dealers operate.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 585.)

57018.
  

This chapter does not apply to any produce dealer at whose place of business every farm product which is delivered is unloaded without charge by employees of the produce dealer either with or without the assistance of the operator of the vehicle which transports such product or other persons who accompany the operator on such vehicle. This chapter does not prohibit any employee of a produce dealer from assisting in unloading any farm product.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 585.)

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