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Electrical fence controllers.

Electrically caused fires present a hazard to the health and safety of the people of Washington, therefore:
(1) No person shall use or energize any uncertified electrical fence controller on any forest land in the state of Washington except during the months of November, December, January, February, and March: Provided, That this section shall not be construed to mean that the person may not have, establish, install, or erect such an uncertified electrical fence controller which does not contain a current of electricity during the prohibited months.
(2) No person shall sell, offer for sale, or dispose of by gift or otherwise to any consumer or user in the state of Washington, any uncertified electrical fence controller without informing that consumer or user that the electrical fence controller is uncertified.
(3) Certified electrical fence controllers may be maintained, used, sold, offered for sale, disposed of by gift or otherwise without restriction.
(4) The responsibility of presenting sufficient evidence of certification such as the Underwriters Laboratories label, brand name, model number, etc., shall be upon the user.
(5) Failure to present sufficient evidence of certification such as Underwriters Laboratories label, brand name, model number, etc., at an inspection of the usage of electrical fence controllers during the months prohibited by subsection (1) of this section, shall be prima facie evidence of noncompliance with the provision of this regulation.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 76.04.015. WSR 91-20-060 (Order 583), ยง 332-24-409, filed 9/24/91, effective 10/16/91.]
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