The director of agriculture or his authorized representative, shall, at least once each year, inspect each nursery and other place in this state in which nursery stock is stored or held for sale. The director or his authorized representative shall have free access, within reasonable hours, to any field, orchard, garden, greenhouse, packing ground, building, cellar, freight, or express office, or warehouse, car, vessel, motor vehicle, or other place which it may be necessary or desirable for him to enter in administering sections 927.51 to 927.72 , inclusive, of the Revised Code. No person shall deny such access to the director or any of his authorized representatives, or in any manner, hinder, thwart, or defeat such inspection by misrepresentation, or concealment of facts or conditions.
Cite as R.C. § 927.59
History. Effective Date: 11-18-1969