918.26 Operating prohibitions.

No person shall:

(A) Operate an establishment without first securing a license from the department of agriculture, unless exempted under section 918.27 of the Revised Code;

(B) Deny access to any authorized inspector at any reasonable time for the purposes of enforcing sections 918.21 to 918.31 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, upon the presentation of proper identification;

(C) Operate a licensed establishment contrary to any regulation or order of the director of agriculture made under authority of sections 918.21 to 918.31 , inclusive, of the Revised Code;

(D) Possess or use an inspection mark, stamp, or brand provided for in the regulations adopted under section 918.25 of the Revised Code or possess or use any mark, stamp, or brand having thereon a device, words, or insignia the same or similar in character or import to a mark, stamp, or brand provided for in such regulations, except authorized representatives of the department of agriculture;

(E) Sell, offer for sale, or otherwise dispose of poultry or poultry products which have been condemned under section 918.22 of the Revised Code, except under regulations adopted under section 918.25 of the Revised Code;

(F) Fail to maintain records required by section 918.24 of the Revised Code;

(G) Forge any official record, device, mark, or certificate;

(H) Forcibly assault, resist, oppose, impede, intimidate, or interfere with any person while engaged in or on account of the performance of his official duties under section 918.21 to 918.31 , inclusive, of the Revised Code or the regulations adopted thereunder.

Cite as R.C. § 918.26

History. Effective Date: 01-01-1971