2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 5 - WATER RESOURCES
ARTICLE 9 - FLINT RIVER DROUGHT PROTECTION
§ 12-5-548 - Investigations and inspections
. Investigations and inspections
(a) The division shall have the right, in accordance with rules adopted by the board, to conduct such investigations and inspections as may reasonably be necessary to carry out its duties prescribed in this article and to ensure compliance with this article, the rules and regulations issued pursuant to this article, and any agreement or order that the division or director enters into or issues pursuant to this article. For these purposes, the division shall have the right to enter at reasonable times any property, public or private, and conduct such investigations or inspections.
(b) No person shall refuse entry or access to any authorized representative of the division who requests entry for the purposes of a lawful inspection and who presents appropriate credentials, nor shall any person obstruct, hamper, or interfere with any such representative while in the process of carrying out his or her official duties consistent with the provisions of this article.
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