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     36-5-16.   Grounds for refusal or revocation of license--Procedure. The board may, in compliance with chapter 1-26, refuse to grant a license to any person otherwise qualified, and may revoke the license of any chiropractor who is not of good moral character; who solicits professional patronage by agents; who is guilty of unprofessional conduct, incompetency, habitual intoxication, the use of narcotics, fraud, or deception; who shall be convicted of a felony; or who practices contrary to the provisions of this chapter or the rules of the board. The board shall define by rule the foregoing grounds for revocation and refusal.

Source: SDC 1939, § 27.0509; SL 1939, ch 101, § 5; SDC Supp 1960, § 27.0505; SL 1975, ch 232, § 10; SL 2005, ch 199, § 14.

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