RS 51:542     

§542.  Carriers; right to refuse shipment; exemptions

If after demand made upon the shipper by the common carrier, for a full description of all marks and brands on hides as provided for in R.S. 51:541, the shipper refuses or is unable to furnish such description and verification, the common carrier may refuse to receive the hides until a description is furnished and verified as provided in R.S. 51:541.  Hides purchased from or taken off for butchers by recognized licensed abattoirs and slaughter houses are exempted from this Part.