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Any lot of agricultural or vegetable seed not in compliance with the provisions of this act shall be subject to seizure on complaint of the board or its agents to a court of competent jurisdiction in the locality in which the seed is located. In the event the court finds the seed to be in violation of this act and orders the condemnation of said seed, it shall be denatured, processed, destroyed, relabeled or otherwise disposed of in compliance with the laws of this state; provided, that in no instance shall the court order such disposition of said seed without first having given the claimant an opportunity to apply to the court for the release of said seed or permission to process or relabel it to bring it into compliance with this act.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 76. Agriculture § 76-10-19. Seizure - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-76-agriculture/nm-st-sect-76-10-19/
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