§4211.  Prohibits

A.  No brand manufacturer, printer or other person, firm or corporation shall cast, print, lithograph or otherwise make any device containing any official mark or simulation thereof, or any label bearing any such mark or simulation, or any form of official certificate or simulation thereof, except as authorized by the commissioner.

B.  No person, firm or corporation shall:

(1)  Forge any official device, mark or certificate;

(2)  Without authorization from the commissioner, use any official device, mark or certificate, or simulation thereof, or alter, detach, deface or destroy any official device, mark or certificate;

(3)  Contrary to the regulations prescribed by the commissioner, fail to use, or to detach, deface or destroy any official device, mark or certificate;

(4)  Knowingly possess, without promptly notifying the commissioner or his representative, any official device or any counterfeit, simulated, forged, or improperly altered official certificate or any device or label or any carcass of any animal, or part or product thereof, bearing any counterfeit, simulated, forged or improperly altered official mark;

(5)  Knowingly make any false statement in any shippers’ certificate or other official or nonofficial certificate provided for in the regulations prescribed by the commissioner; or

(6)  Knowingly represent that any article has been inspected and passed, or exempted, under this Chapter when, in fact, it has, respectively, not been so inspected and passed, or exempted.

Acts 1968, No. 376, §10; Acts 1985, No. 73, §1.