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§30-35-13. Actions to enjoin violations.

(a) Whenever it appears to the board that any person has been or is violating or is about to violate any provision of this article or any final decision of the board, the board may apply in the name of the state to the circuit court of the county in which the violation or violations or any part thereof has occurred, is occurring or is about to occur, or the judge thereof in vacation, for an injunction against the person and any other persons who have been, are or are about to be, involved in any practice, act or omission, so in violation, enjoining the person or persons from any violation or violations. Such application may be made and prosecuted to conclusion regardless of whether any violation has resulted or shall result in prosecution or conviction pursuant to the provisions of section fourteen of this article.

(b) Upon application by the board, any circuit court of this state with appropriate jurisdiction may, by mandatory or prohibitory injunction, compel compliance with the provisions of this article and all final decisions of the board. The court may issue a temporary injunction in any case pending a decision on the merits of any application filed.

(c) The judgment of the circuit court upon any application permitted by the provisions of this section shall be final unless reversed, vacated or modified on appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeals. Any such appeal shall be sought in the manner and within the time provided by law for appeals from circuit courts in other civil cases.

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