585.45 Right to declaratory judgment.—Any owner or custodian of any animal which the department has required to be inspected, tested, treated, or quarantined shall have the right to a judicial declaration as to the validity of the order by bringing an action for declaratory judgment in the circuit court. If the order is affirmed, the cost shall be paid by the person applying for the declaration. In disposing of said cases, the court shall have the power and authority to issue subpoenas to any witness the court may deem necessary or that may be applied for by respective parties.
History.—s. 15, ch. 23775, 1947; s. 37, ch. 59-457; s. 34, ch. 63-512; s. 33, ch. 90-321; s. 19, ch. 96-231.