Ut!ITE1D STATES DEPART.EITT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Entomology and Plant quarantine
Washington, D. C.
June 1, 1936.
PIANT--.UARA1TINE IMPORT I2S:'.tCT1CNS
FP??7C'- CCLO.Y CF ;u CALZDO:IA
B. 11. P. Z. 398
U.,IT.'D STAC0TLS DEPART.2.::T OF AaRICUL'0JR
23ureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Washington, D. C.
F. P.Q.-398 Jkie 1, 1936.
PLANT -UARAiiTIIE IW,:ORT RESTRICTIONS
F&%CH COLONY OF DEW CAIEDONIA AID DEE-DE1CIES
This si.inary of the plant quarantine imort restrictions of
the French Colony of Yew C.-ledonia Paid its Depeadencies has been
prepared for the information of nurserr..den, plant quaraztine officials,
and others interested in the exhortation of plants and plait products
to that colony.
It was prepared by Harry B. Shaw, Plant Quarantine Inspector,
in Charge of Foreign Information Service of the Division of Foreign
Plant Quarantines, from his translation of Decree No. 103 C, January
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 text, and it is not to be interpreted as legally authori-
LEE A. STRONG,
Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant quarantine,
UNITED STATES DEPARTiMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Entomology and Plait Quarantine
Washington,. D. C.
B. Z. P. Q.-399 June 1, 1936.
PLANT-QUARANTINE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS
FRENCH COLONY OF NEf CALEDONIA
(Including the Futuna, Alofi, Huan, Loyalty, and Wallis Islands and
the Isle of Pines.)
Governor's Decree No. 103 C, January 27, 1934..
Article 1. The importation into New Caledonia and its
Dependencies of 'roots, seeds, flower bulbs, earth, and vegetable
manures, and other similar goods, as well as packing materials that
have served for their transportation, is subject to the following
Phytosanitary Certificate Required
Art. 2. The products named in the preceding article must be
accompanied by a shipper's declaration and a certificate issued by the
competent authority of the place of origin, and in certain cases visaed
by the consular authority, wherein it is stated that in the country of
origin no injurious diseases or parasites are present in the kinds of
Disinfection may be Required
Art. 3. The imported products, in order to be admitted into the
Colony, without reference to their origin, may be subjected to disinfec-
tion, for which the Administration of the Colony will establish regula-
All imported plants, grains, or products which on arrival are
found to be infected or attacked by parasites, must be destroyed at
the expense of the importers.
Art. 4. Agricultural and horticultural products, kitchen
vegetables, grains, and fruits intended for consumption are free
from the preceding provisions.
Art. 5. Seeds intended for food purposes are not subject to
any special regulation.
Art. 6. The importation of coconuts, seed hulls of coconut
palms, and basket-miaking goods of coconut palm leaves that originate
outside the Archipelago of New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands,
into New Caledonia and its Dependencies is absolutely prohibited.
Every product of this kind that is seized on arrival in Noumea shall
be destroyed by burning.
Potatoes must be Certified
Art. 7. Potatoes will be admitted to entry only when accompa-
nied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by an authorized official
of the exporting country and affirming that they were inspected on
shipment and were free from any kind of pest.
Tubers found on entry to be infected are to be returned or
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