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     40-15-26.   Responsibility for inspection of livestock before shipment from auction agency--Certificate to comply with requirements at destination. The livestock auction agency shall ensure that any livestock passing through a livestock auction agency for interstate or intrastate traffic, are inspected, examined, and tested before being removed from the premises as required by the state of destination. Shipment of such livestock shall be covered by such certificate of health as may be required by the state of destination before such livestock is removed from the premises of the auction agency; but if such certificate is made from physical examination only, it shall be issued without charge by the veterinary inspector to the shipper.

Source: SDC 1939, § 40.2007; SL 1939, ch 152; SL 1945, ch 173; SL 1957, ch 203, § 3; SL 1990, ch 325, § 261.

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