The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries is empowered and authorized, with the approval of the State Board of Agriculture and Industries, to promulgate and enforce such rules and regulations, as in the opinion of the commissioner, shall be necessary to carry out the purposes of this article. Any rules and regulations made and promulgated shall be posted in a conspicuous place at each structure, facility or market. When so promulgated and posted, such rules and regulations shall have the force and effect of law. Any person willfully violating the provisions of any rule or regulation after it has been promulgated and posted, as provided above, for over 30 days, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-239, p. 360, §3.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 2-3-23

  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-1-1
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: An individual, a partnership, a corporation or two or more individuals having a joint or common interest. See Alabama Code 2-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1