4.12.3202 BUYER FORMS FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
(1) The buyer's sworn complaint must be on forms provided by the department or in a format containing the following information:
(a) name and address of person or company filing for alternative dispute resolution;
(i) permission to enter owned or leased property for purposes of conducting an investigation of the sworn complaint;
(b) seller name and address where seed was purchased;
(c) crop kind, crop variety and, if applicable, brand name;
(d) lot number and amount of seed purchased, purity and germination information;
(e) amount of carryover seed available for sampling purposes;
(f) description of complaint, including alleged damages and dollar loss estimates;
(g) crop production information may include, but is not limited to:
(i) legal description of field;
(ii) acres affected;
(iii) planting date, seeding rate, and seeding depth;
(iv) previous three years field crop history; and
(v) directions to or location of field;
(h) filing date;
(i) signature; and
(j) notary's acknowledgment.
(2) The filing fee of $250 must accompany the copy sent to the department, and is non-refundable upon receipt of an answer from the seller as required in 80-5-506 (2) , MCA.
(3) The department may request additional information.
History: 80-5-509, MCA; IMP, 80-5-506, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2102, Eff. 9/3/04.