Terms Used In Florida Statutes 601.73

  • Citrus fruit: means all varieties and regulated hybrids of citrus fruit and also means processed citrus products containing 20 percent or more citrus fruit or citrus fruit juice. See Florida Statutes 601.03
  • Department: means the Department of Citrus. See Florida Statutes 601.03
  • Department of Agriculture: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 601.03
  • 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.
The several circuit courts of the state, sitting in chancery, are vested with jurisdiction specifically to enforce, and to enjoin and restrain any citrus fruit dealer from violating the provisions of this law, or any rule, regulation, or order made by the Department of Agriculture, in any proceeding brought by the Department of Agriculture in any of said circuit courts; and in any such proceeding it shall not be necessary for the Department of Agriculture to allege or prove that an adequate remedy at law does not exist.