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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 601.981, Florida Statutes 2009

601.981  Permits for export to foreign countries.--During each shipping season the Department of Citrus is authorized and empowered to issue permits permitting citrus fruit grown in Florida, whether color-added or otherwise, to be exported to all foreign countries, other than Canada and Mexico, when the total soluble solids of the juice thereof and the minimum ratio of the total soluble solids of the juice thereof to the anhydrous citric acid and the juice content thereof is within a tolerance not exceeding 10 percent of the standards established by law, provided such citrus fruit is loaded on chartered vessels at a Florida port. The Department of Citrus shall promulgate such rules and regulations as it may deem necessary or required to control such permits.

History.--s. 1, ch. 61-94; s. 1, ch. 67-21; s. 1, ch. 70-15; s. 1, ch. 70-439; s. 22, ch. 71-186.