39-1-1 Administration of chapters by Department of Agriculture--General enforcement powers.
Administration of chapters by Department of Agriculture--General enforcement
The Department of Agriculture through its secretary, and such other agents and employees
as it may assign thereto shall be in general charge of the administration and enforcement of chapters
39-1, 39-6 to 39-8, inclusive, 39-11, 39-14, 39-15 and 39-18, except in cases where a different
intention plainly appears. It shall have and may exercise all of its general powers and duties of
visitation, inspection, examination, access to property and places therefor, prosecution, rule and
regulation making, requiring cooperation and aid of other agencies of government, for the purpose
of administering and enforcing the provisions of this title, as the same are prescribed in Title 38 or
as specifically prescribed in this title and as otherwise prescribed by law.
Source: SL 1925, ch 115, ch III, art V, § 1; SL 1935, ch 97, § 8; SL 1937, ch 102, § 2; SDC 1939,