2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 4 - WAREHOUSEMEN
ARTICLE 1 - STATE LICENSED AND BONDED WAREHOUSES
§ 10-4-30 - Suspension or revocation of license for violation; liquidation proceedings; impoundment of unused receipts
. Suspension or revocation of license for violation; liquidation proceedings; impoundment of unused receipts
(a) The Commissioner, in accordance with Chapter 13 of Title 50, the "Georgia Administrative Procedure Act," may suspend or revoke any license issued to any warehouseman to conduct a public warehouse under this article for any violation of or failure to comply with any provisions of this article or the rules and regulations made under this article.
(b) In the event the Commissioner after a hearing finds and determines that a public warehouse is being operated in violation of the laws and regulations and in jeopardy of the public interest, he, in addition to revoking the license to operate such public warehouse, may, in his discretion, file a petition for receivership and liquidation in the superior court of the county in which the warehouse is located.
(c) When any license has been suspended or revoked, the Commissioner or his authorized agents shall have the power and authority to take possession of all unused state bonded receipts and impound them until such time that said license has been reinstated.
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