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Section: Noncompliance

Statute: 13:1E-99.53

10. a. Whenever the commissioner finds that a package or packaging component fails to comply with the provisions of this act, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, the commissioner may issue an order requiring the distributor or retailer, as the department deems appropriate, to remove or arrange for the removal of the entire allotment of the product packaged in the noncomplying package or packaging component from the premises, and directing that the distributor or retailer return the entire allotment of the product packaged in the noncomplying package or packaging component to the product manufacturer for credit or reimbursement. b. Whenever the commissioner finds that a package manufacturer, product manufacturer or distributor has failed to respond to a request for certification made by the department pursuant to subsection b. of section 9 of this act, the commissioner may issue an order requiring the package manufacturer or product manufacturer, as the department deems appropriate, to submit a specified package or packaging component to laboratory analysis, conducted at the ordered person's expense by a laboratory certified by the department in accordance with rules or regulations adopted pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," in order to certify that the package or packaging component is in compliance with the provisions of this act. c. Whenever the commissioner finds that a package or packaging component fails to comply with the provisions of this act, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, all samples taken from the same allotment of the noncomplying package or packaging component for the purpose of testing shall constitute a single violation. L.1991,c.520,s.10.

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