40-19 BRAND REGISTRATION AND USE
BRAND REGISTRATION AND USE
Use of unregistered brand as misdemeanor.
Exclusive right to use brand after registration.
Placement of brand.
Single symbol brand not recordable--Validity of presently recorded brands--Exception for sheep--Hot iron or paint for sheep.
Filing of application for brand--Facsimile included.
Application form--Notice if brand recordable--Fees.
Registration of brand--Certificate of registration.
Rejection of brands by board--Grounds--Composition of brands--Location on animal
as part of brand.
Rejection of brand adding symbol to existing brand--Exception.
Permit required for cattle branded with out-of-state brand--Cattle purchased for
export--Violation as misdemeanor.
Registration of brands approved--Preservation of applications on certificates--Registration and renewal fees.
Five-year renewal of brands--Renewal fee.
Abandonment of brand by failure to renew.
Cancellation of certificate paid for with bad check.
Rerecordation of cancelled brand by previous owner after first two years.
Change of registration on receipt of bill of sale--Fees for recording transfers--Certain
brands not to be transferred to separate owners.
Replacement of lost or destroyed certificate--Affidavit--Fee.
Cancellation of brand conflicting with previous brand.
Cancellation of brand used for felony or theft.
Replacement brand for canceled brand--Application--No assessment of fee.
Conflict by unrecorded brand--Statement by users of registered brand--Notice and
hearing or statement by user of unrecorded brand--Notice to discontinue use--Liability for damages--Misdemeanor.
Unlawful use of brand as misdemeanor.
Fees paid into brand fund--Purposes for which used.
Administrative expenses paid from brand fund--Vouchers and warrants--Publication
and sale of brand books and supplements.
Brand board activities.
Registered brand as prima facie evidence of ownership--Copy of register as proof of
Misuse or alteration of brand as felony.
Property rights unimpaired.