32.4.302 INSPECTION OF ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK AND INTERNAL FACILITIES
(1) An authorized agent of the department may enter the alternative livestock farm and conduct an inspection of the internal facilities and/or animals under the following conditions:
(a) For routine inspection purposes, after contacting the owner/manager of a licensed alternative livestock farm, an authorized agent of the department may enter at reasonable times on the alternative livestock farm to inspect the alternative livestock and the internal facilities.
(b) If the department has reasonable cause to believe that a violation of Title 87, chapter 4, Title 81, chapter 3, MCA, or any rule made under the authority of 87-4-422, MCA, has occurred, an unannounced inspection of the alternative livestock farm internal facilities and/or animals may be conducted.
(c) Upon request, the alternative livestock farm licensee shall present the alternative livestock for inspection under the conditions required by ARM 32.4.301.
(d) The alternative livestock farm licensee is responsible for assembling, handling, and restraining animals and for all subsequent costs incurred to present the animals for inspection.
(2) The department may require the inspection of an escaped, recaptured alternative livestock.
History: 87-4-422, MCA; IMP, 87-4-422, MCA; NEW, 1999 MAR p. 136, Eff. 1/15/99; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 2974, Eff. 12/24/10.