905.47 Condemnation procedures.

Any lot of fertilizer not in compliance with sections 905.31 to 905.50 of the Revised Code, or any rule adopted under those sections, is subject to seizure on complaint of the director of agriculture to a court of competent jurisdiction in the county in which the fertilizer is located. The court upon a finding that the fertilizer is in violation of sections 905.31 to 905.50 of the Revised Code, or any rule adopted under those sections, shall order the condemnation of the fertilizer, and it shall be disposed of in a manner consistent with the laws of this state. The court shall not order the condemnation of the fertilizer without first giving the manufacturer or distributor an opportunity to reprocess or relabel the fertilizer to bring it into compliance with sections 905.31 to 905.50 of the Revised Code, and the rules adopted under those sections.

Effective Date: 10-29-1996