141-5 Charges for inspection, etc. The department of agriculture, with the approval of the governor, shall adopt a reasonable scale of charges, which may be changed from time to time, for the inspection, disinfection, fumigation, and quarantine that is authorized, required, or permitted by this chapter or chapter 142, 150, or 150A. Certificates and permits in these chapters concerning articles or animals imported, or proposed to be imported, into the State, and the charges provided for, shall be paid for in advance before any certificate or permit is delivered, or any of the articles or animals are permitted to be landed. If thereafter further expense is incurred in the inspection, treatment, or quarantine of any of the articles or animals, the charges shall be paid before any of the articles or animals shall be delivered. [L 1903, c 44, 15; am L 1905, c 82, 2; RL 1925, 642; RL 1935, 238; RL 1945, 1364; RL 1955, 18-16; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 22; am L 1961, c 132, 2; HRS 141-5; am L 2008, c 236, 4]



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