Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the British colony of Bermuda

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Title:
Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the British colony of Bermuda
Series Title:
B.E.P.Q. ;
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3 p. : ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Hoyt, Avery S
United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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Washington, D.C
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Rev.

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Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
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federal government publication   ( marcgt )
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Cover title.
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"July 20, 1939."
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Signed Avery S. Hoyt, Acting Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.

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University of Florida
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Full Text



LIBRARY
STATE PLANT BOARD



E2/Bermuda


IT~IED STATES DEPARITML1T OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Entomology and Plait Quarantine
WASHINGTON, D. 0.


B. E. P. q.


455, Revised.


July 20, 1939.


PLANT- qUARAKTIE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

of the


BRITISH COL0OY OF BERi.IUDA








UIITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Entomologr and Plant Quarantine
Washington, D. C.


B. E. P. c.


455, Revised.


July 20, 1939.


PLALT-QUARA1NTIEE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

OF THE

BRITISH COLOW OF BERMUDA


This revision of the digest of the plant-quarantine
import restrictions of the Colony of Bermuda was rendered
necessary by the repeal of the Regulations of April 28, 1936,
and their supersession by those approved May 17, 1939, under
the bylaws made by the Bermuda Board of Agriculture, March 7,
1939.

It was prepared by Harry B. Shaw, Plant Quarantine
Inspector, in charge of Foreign Information Service, Division
of Foreign Plant Quarantines, from the above-cited revised
regulations, and reviewed by the Director of Agriculture for
Bermuda.

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.





Avery S. Hoyt, /
Acting Chief, Bureau of Entomologr and Plant Quarantine.








PLANT-QUARANTInE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS


BERMUDA



Basic Legislation

The Boards Act, 1929.


GENAL REGULATIONS

(Bylaws approved May 17, 1939)


Definition

Article 1. "Plant Importation" means ary plant or part
of a plant brought into the Colony by axr means whatsoever, but
does not include cut flowers, vegetables for consumption, or
true seed, except where this is expressly stated.


Notice of Arrival

Art. 8 (1) Prescribes that owners or consignees of
plant importations or their agents hall notify the Director of
Agriculture or the Plant Pathologist of the landing of such a
consignment.

(2) Plant importations arriving by parcel post
shall not be delivered without the permission of a plant protec-
tion officer.

Cut Flowers and Fresh Vegetables

Art. 9. In the case of cut flowers and fresh unfrozen
vegetables arriving from the United States of America during the
period June 1 to September 30, the owner or consignee, or the
agent of either, shall notify the Director or Plant Pathologist
as early as practicable of the landing thereof.

Special Permit for Imports by Aircraft

Art. 10. No plant of any kind, including fresh unfrozen
vegetables and cut flowers, shall be imported by aircraft unless






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accompanied by a special permit previously obtained from the
Director: or Vlant Pathologist.

Art. 11. Provides for the destruction, fumigation, or
other treatment of any plant importation or any imported fresh
vegetables or cut flowers if such action is deemed by the plant
protection officer to be desirable.


Importation Prohibited

Art. 12. The importationof the following is prohibited:

3ANANAS, PLAITAIITS (Musa spp.): All parts except the fruit.

CARROTS (Daecu; carntaL.): In the raw or untreated state.

CORH Oa UAIZ (Zea Ueys L.): BROOMOCOR AhD OTHER SORGHUMS: All
arts except the loose grains.

LILIES (Lili n spp.): All parts except the flower and seed.

POTATOES (Solanum tuberosum I.) from Great Britain, Ireland,
ITorthern Ireland, Europe, Newfoundland, St. Pierre, and
li quelon.

SWEETPOTATOES (Ipomoea spp.) including morning-glory, sweetpotato
vine, etc.: Plants and tubers from all countries.


Importation Restricted

Art. 13. Importation of the following is conditionally
prohibited

BANAHTA FRUITS: Must be imported without wrapping, cover, or packing
of any kind.

NARCISSUS spp. (daffodils, jonquils, etc.): All parts except the
flower must be accompanied by a special permit previously
obtained from the Director or Plant Pathologist. The permit
will be granted only when he is satisfied that adequate
precautions will be taken to prevent the introduction of
bulb flies and nematodes.

EARTH OR SOIL AND PLANTS GR0TING IN SOIL: Must be accompanied
by a special permit previously obtained from the Director







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or Plant Pathologist, which permit shall be granted only
with respect to certain types of plants which cannot be
imported free from soil and which cannot already be
obtained in the desired quantity in Bermuda.

PLANTS, FRESH UNFROZEN VEGETABLES, AND COMMERCIAL SHIPMENTS OF CUT
FLOWERS, imported from the United States of America during the
period June 1 to September 30, may not be imported unless
they meet the requirements of the United States Federal
Quarantine No. 48 with respect to Japanosc beetle
(Popillia japonica) and arc accompanied by certificates to
this effect issued by an authorized official of the United
States Department of Agriculture.

Art. 14. Relates to plants grown in Bermuda, exported
therefrom and offered for reimportation.

MAY PLANTS MAN BE IMPORTED BY THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE

Art. 15. Nothing in these bylaws shall prevent the Board
from importing any species of plants by any means whatsoever.




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