MCL - Section 286.213

Act 189 of 1931

286.213 Revocation, suspension or withholding of license or certificate; hearing; appeal.

Sec. 13.

     The commissioner of agriculture shall at any time have the power to withhold, suspend or revoke any license or certificate for sufficient cause, including any violation of this act or non-conformity with any rule or regulation promulgated under this act. Before withholding, suspending or revoking any license or certificate, the commissioner of agriculture shall give written notice to the applicant for or holder of such license or certificate, stating that he contemplates the withholding, suspending or revocation of same and giving his reasons therefor. Said notice shall appoint a time of hearing before said commissioner and shall be mailed by registered mail to the party holding the license or certificate. On the day of hearing, the respondent may present such evidence to the commissioner as he deems fit, and after hearing all the testimony, the commissioner shall decide the question in such manner as to him appears just and right. The respondent, if he feels aggrieved at the decision of the commissioner, may appeal from said decision within 10 days to the circuit court of the county where respondent resides, and issue shall be framed in said court and a trial had and its decision shall be final, unless appeal is had to the supreme court, in which event the said appeal shall conform to the court practice of appeals in civil cases.

History: 1931, Act 189, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1939, Act 332, Eff. Sept. 29, 1939 ;-- CL 1948, 286.213