§17A-6-25. Inspections; violations and penalties.
(a) The commissioner and all law-enforcement officers of the
state, acting at the commissioner's request, are hereby authorized
to inspect the place of business, vehicles and pertinent records,
documents and papers of any person required to be licensed under
the provisions of this article to the extent deemed reasonably
necessary to determine compliance with and violations of this
article. For the purpose of making any such inspection, the
commissioner and such law-enforcement officers are authorized, at
reasonable times, to enter in and upon any such place of business
and any other public garage or enclosure where vehicles are sold,
stored, hired or repaired.
(b) Any person who shall violate any provision of this article
or any final order of the commissioner or board hereunder shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor, and the provisions of article eleven of
this chapter governing violations of this chapter generally shall
be fully applicable thereto.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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