In addition to the penalty provided in this article the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries may apply by petition to a circuit court, and such court or the judge thereof shall have jurisdiction for cause shown, to grant a temporary restraining order or permanent injunction or both restraining any person from violating or continuing to violate any of the provisions of this article or from failing or refusing to comply with the provisions of this article or any rules or regulations duly promulgated under the provisions of this article. Such a temporary restraining order or permanent injunction shall be issued without bond.

(Acts 1955, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 46, p. 152, §14.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 2-12-12

  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-1-1
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.