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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


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

CHAPTER 9. Dairy Produce Exchanges [57101 - 57222]

  ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 4. Investigations, Hearings, and Suspension or Revocation of Licenses [57191 - 57193]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )


The director may upon his own motion, and shall upon the verified complaint in writing of any person, investigate the actions of any dairy produce exchange and may temporarily suspend or permanently revoke any license which is issued pursuant to this chapter if the licensee is guilty of any of the following:

(a) Failure to supply all the information which is required by subdivisions a, b, c, and d of Section 57132.

(b) Making any false statement or misrepresentation of fact to the director.

(c) Fraud or deception in the application for or procurement of a license.

(d) Any other conduct, whether of the same or a different character than the conduct which is specified in this section, which is unlawful.

(e) Violation of any law or ordinance of the state or any city or county or the rules of the Federal Trade Commission which govern unfair trade practices in the handling of butter, cheese, or eggs.

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


The proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500), Part 1, Division 3, Title 2 of the Government Code, and the director shall have all the powers which are granted in that chapter.

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


If judicial review of the decision of the director is sought, the decision of the director shall remain in effect pending the determination of the review, unless the party that seeks the review files with the court a bond in a sum to be fixed by the court, in favor of the people and conditioned upon the faithful performance of all those things which are ordered to be done, or the faithful observance of such restraint as may be directed by the director. The bond shall be for the benefit of any person that has dealings with the person that seeks the review.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 517, Sec. 235.)

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