B. A. I. Order 315
ts-ued January 25, 1929
United States Department of Agriculture
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
ORDER GOVERNING THE IMPORTATION OF
FROM REGIONS IN WHICH RINDERPEST OR
MOUTH DISEASE EXISTS
(Effective on January 25, 1929)
It having been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture that there exists
in most of the countries throughout the world the contagious and infectious
diseases of animals known as rinderpest and foot-and-mouth diseases, and to
prevent the introduction of the contagion of such diseases into. the United States,
it is ordered, under authority conferred upon the Secretary t.f Agriculture by
section 2 of the act of Congress approved February 2, 1903 (32 Stat. 791), that
on and after January 25, 1929, no garbage derived from fresh or frozen meat
which has originated in any region in which either o(if the said diseases exists
shall be unloaded from any vessel upon the mainland of or within the 3-mile
limit in the navigable waters of any port of entry of the United States: Pro-
vided, however, That such garbage, when contained in tight receptacles, may be
so unloaded for the purpose only of being incinerated or to be transported beyond
said 3-mile limit for the purpose of dumping. This order, for the purpose" of
identification, is designated as B. A. I. Order 315.
Done at Washington this 23d day of January, 1929.
Witness my hand and seal of the Department of Agriculture.
[SEAL.] W. M. JARDINE,
Secretary of Agriculture.
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