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Title 6: Agriculture


6 V.S.A. § 484. Records; inspection

§ 484. Records; inspection

(a) The secretary may, by rule, require all licensed dealers or processors to maintain specific records for the purchase and sale of maple products. Those records shall be kept in a full and accurate manner and shall be made available to the secretary or his inspector upon request. The secretary shall use those records only for purposes of administering this chapter, or for other law enforcement purposes, and shall otherwise keep them confidential.

(b) The secretary or his or her inspector may enter upon the premises of a licensed dealer or processor, at reasonable times, for purposes of inspecting the premises, records, equipment, and inventory in a reasonable manner to determine whether the provisions of this chapter and the rules adopted hereunder are being observed. If entry is refused, the secretary may apply to a superior court judge for an administrative search warrant. (Added 1981, No. 235 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1991, No. 79, § 2; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 58.)