(1) Livestock consigned to a Montana licensed livestock market may be removed by either the market or a person having possession or control of the consigned livestock only after obtaining a market release issued by a Montana Department of Livestock inspector.
(a) The release shall describe the livestock for which it is issued by sex, brand, and breed.
(b) The permit is valid for 36 hours after the release is issued.
(2) Diversion from the destination shown on the release is not allowed unless
the person making the diversion has obtained either:
(a) a brand inspection; or
(b) an appropriate transportation permit authorizing movement of the livestock to the new destination.