40-20-24. Law enforcement officer stopping vehicle for inspection--Unloading of livestock. Any law enforcement officer may require any person transporting livestock to stop any vehicle transporting such livestock for the purpose of examination and inspection of the shipper's permit, local ownership inspection certificates, livestock market clearances, bills of sale, brands, marks, or other means of identification. The law enforcement officer may demand any such person to unload such livestock at the nearest suitable location for further inspection and examination.
Source: SL 1955, ch 139, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 40.12A04 (4); SL 1967, ch 164; SL 1988, ch 328, § 61; SL 1999, ch 206, § 8.
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