585.16 Powers of division in connection with certain diseases.—Whenever the department determines, pursuant to s. 585.15, that a pest or disease is dangerous and transmissible, or whenever the department determines it necessary or advisable to dip, examine, test, identify, treat, or destroy an animal or other property defined in s. 585.08(4), the division or its representatives and agents may dip, examine, test, identify, treat, or destroy any infected, exposed, suspected, or susceptible animal and any goods, products, or materials that may carry contagion, or may quarantine on or in, for or against any premises, areas, or localities within the state.
History.—s. 4, ch. 17273, 1935; CGL 1936 Supp. 3323(4); s. 8, ch. 23775, 1947; s. 9, ch. 59-457; s. 2, ch. 63-356; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 19, ch. 90-321.