Maine Revised Statutes

§445. Permits

1. Violation.  After notice of the establishment of grades or standards and the determination of brands, labels or trademarks, a person may not use a brand, label or trademark to identify farm products and sardines as being of a grade established before a permit is granted or after the revocation of the right to use such brand, label or trademark by the commissioner.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Penalty.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $50 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates subsection 1 after having previously violated subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $200 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. B, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 696, §57 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §B1 (RPR).