2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 1 - SELLING AND OTHER TRADE PRACTICES
ARTICLE 7 - SALE OF PAINTS AND FLAXSEED OR LINSEED OIL
§ 10-1-126 - Requirements for timber-marking paint; penalty for violation; enjoining violation
. Requirements for timber-marking paint; penalty for violation; enjoining violation
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to distribute, sell, or offer for sale within this state any paint used specifically for marking timber if such paint will not remain effective for a period of at least 12 months if applied to timber in a nondiluted state. The label on the container of any such paint sold in this state shall have clearly printed thereon in bold type the following: "EFFECTIVE FOR A MINIMUM OF 12 MONTHS IF USED IN A NONDILUTED STATE."
(b) As used in this Code section, the term "paint" means any substance or mixture of substances, liquid, powder, or paste intended for use primarily for marking timber.
(c) Any person violating this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(d) In addition to the remedies provided in this Code section, the director and drug agents of the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency may apply to an appropriate court for, and such court shall have jurisdiction upon hearing and for cause shown to grant, a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating this Code section irrespective of whether or not there exists an adequate remedy at law.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer