STATE PLANT BOARD
ULIITED JT...TES DPIATA T OF AGRICULTULRE
Brea. of Entomrolo.r-y end Plant Quarantine
'!. I sl-irwton, D. C.
,uist 15, 1955.
PLrirT-rUJ:iA-I'TIWZ II.-TOIT RESTRICTIONS
I.PtUJYIC OF -AITI
U". E. P. 5. --3':-0
'IT ED STATES DEPAFM!ETI OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of hntomology and Plant Quarantine
-Jashington, D. C.
B. E. P. Q.--380
August 15, 1935.
PLANT-QUJAZIITTE I!MPORT -.-ShRICTIONS
REPUBLIC OF HAITI
This summary of the plant-quarantine import restrictions of the Re-
public of Haiti has been prepareCd for the information of nurserymen,
plant-quarantine officials, and others interested in the exportation of
plants and plant products to that country.
It was prepared by Harry B. Shaw, Plant Quarantine Inspector in
char. -e of Foreign Service Infonmation of the Division of Foreign Plant Quar-
antines, from his translations of the texts of the Law of August 2, 1934,
and the Order of November 23, 1934, and reviewed by the Service National
de la Production Agricole et de l"Cnseignement Rural of Haiti.
The information contained in this circular is believed to be correct
and complete up to the time of preparation, but it is not intended to be
used independently of, nor as a substitute for, the original texts, and it
is not to be interpreted as legally authoritative.
LE A. STRONG,
Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.
PLAT-:3U.K i: ni IMPORT n-JERICTIONJS
RFUBLIC OF HAITI
BASIC L.ISL:J_ ION
The Law of August 2, 1934, empowers the President to establish
by Order all necessary regulations to prevent the entry into the Republic
of insects, pathogenic organisms, and agents that transmit plant and
.inaal diseases, and to combat diseases that may prejudice plant or animal
production, as well as to impose penalties for violations of the provisions
of such regulations.
GTI TAL GREULATIONS
(Order of llov. 23, 1934)
IIIPorLTATIOIT PRO1i nBI=a
Article 1. The importation into Haiti is prohibited of the ex-
OTcnsively cultivated plants, or parts thereof, hereafter designated, in-
ciiiJin roots, stems, fruits, and see-s, namely, coffee (Coffea spp.),
cotton (Gossypium spp.), sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.), coconut
palms (Cocos nucifera L.), oil-yielding pahnlms, citrus, banana (Musa spp.),
cacao ('Vheobroma cacao L.), kapok (Ceiba spp.), sisal (Agave sisalana
P?.rrine), as well as any other plant which later may be designated by the
aU.tional Service of Agricultural Production and Rural E'ducation.
Nevertheless, the said Service may, exceptionally, for technical
or economic purposes, introduce the above-mentioned plants or parts thereof,
on takin;" necessary precautions to protect the agriculture of Haiti against
the introduction of injurious insects or diseases.
C_ R 'I7CATION OF FRLSIH FRUITS ACGJIiT;T MEDITERRAIEA 1 FRUIT FLY
Art. 2. Fresh fruits intended for consumption may be imported on
the express condition that they are accom-anied by a certificate attest-
In- that they have been sterilized or that they proceed from a region in
:l.ich the Ieciterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata ried.) does not exist.
'.e certificate sh'3.l be si,.-.ned by a comr-etent authority of the country of
PHYTCOSAITITARY CTRTIFICATI REQUIRED FOR ORNAHEI]TALS AND VEGETABLES
Art. 3. Ornamentals and edible vegetables (including seedlings,
cuttings, seeds, or any part of those plants) may not be imported into
Haiti unless accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate signed by a qual-
ified agent of the Government of the country of origin, attesting that
these plants or their parts are free from infectious diseases and injurious
insects, or that they do not proceed from fields infected by these diseases
or infested by those insects.
DESTRUCTION III Si3STC: OF CERTIFICATE
Art. 4. In default of the certificate provided for in articles
2 and 3, the fruits and the kinds of plants designated in article 3, or
their parts, may not be delivered to the consignees, but, with packing and
containers, will be destroyed unCder customs supervision.
CRTIFICATiOII FOR DPORT
Art. 5. Only qualified agents of the National Service of Agricul-
tural Production and Rural Education (Service National de la Production
Agricole et de l'nseignement Rural) may issue, on exportation, the certifi-
cates required by foreign countries for the importation of Haitian products.
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